Bourn Ivan Martynovich( writer and teacher of the first quarter of the XIX century)
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One of the founders of the Free Society of Lovers of Literature, Sciences and Arts. In 1803 - 1805, he was a chairman of the society, in 1821. elected an honorary member of his. In the "rollout Muses" (1802 - 1803) and "periodical" (1804) placed the poems and articles. A teacher at the German School of St. Petersburg. Peter and issued a "Quick grammar Russia (St. Petersburg, 1808), with comments ax. Vostokova; in the book are also given information about the rhetoric and piitike and history of Russian literature. From 1809, Mr.. gave Russian lessons to Prince George of Oldenburg, after the death of Prince, was a secretary and mentor the children of his wife, Grand Duchess Ekaterina Pavlovna. Later he traveled in Europe. He died in Stuttgart in February 1851. - See. SA. Vengerov, "Sources of the dictionary of Russian writers," t. I.