Bulgakov, Alexander Yakovlevich( senator, eldest son of the famous diplomat, Catherine)
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Biography Bulgakov, Alexander Yakovlevich
born in Istanbul on Nov. 23, 1781. In his youth he served first with his younger brother, . Constantine, . in the Moscow archive Collegium of Foreign Affairs, . as mentioned in his notes Vigel, . then, . as his brother, . for diplomatic affairs: Secretary of the Embassy at Naples when the Messenger of D.P,
. Tatishcheva. This post he left long before the Second World War, and subsequently got the position of the Moscow director of posts and in this post was a very long time, until 1856, when became a senator. Although he did not belong to the Arzamas (cm. Volume II), but with members of his was on friendly terms: to Zhukovsky, Turgenev, Dashkov, Prince Vyazemsky and other. With Zhukovsky, when he was abroad, Bulgakov conducted an extensive correspondence; corresponded well with the Count Rostopchin ms. Vorontsov, Count Zakrevskii and other. As director of Post, . Bulgakov in Moscow is reputed to preventive and amiable man, . but at the same time, allowed himself to such an innocent and for that time occupation, . like reading other people's letters: at least, . he read and deliver the higher authorities Pushkin's letters, . which, . is known, . heard about this, . wrote, . once, . to his wife a letter with an extremely unflattering reviews of Bulgakov and his daughters, this time the letter does not arrive either before the authorities, . either on purpose,
. On the same weakness of postal officials wrote to Bulgakov and Zhukovsky, complaining that the letters did not reach their destination. Many strongly believe that Bulgakov's "writer", but, according to Prince Vyazemsky, "literature" was his own correspondence: he received the letter, wrote letters, sent letters. Similarly, Zhukovsky, hinting at his love for letters, he wrote in one letter: "You're born of a goose, t. e. all your creature bristling with goose feathers and T. d. Finally, in the words of Prince Vyazemsky "poor plucked goose" when he was fired from the post office and appointed (1856) in the Senate - he was struck like a thunderbolt. Bulgakov died from her younger son Paul in Dresden, in 1863. Published "Recollections of 1812" ( "Moskvityanin", . 1843), . on the same occasion article in "Son of the Fatherland" in 1814 under the title "Conversations with the King of Naples Count Miloradovich" etc., "An excerpt from the notes of the old diplomat" (St. Petersburg, . 1857, . in St. Petersburg Gazette "and the" Library Notes ")," Excerpts from the notes of 1811 and 1812 years "(" Russian Archives ", . 1867), "Russian and Napoleon Bonaparte (ed,
. 2, Moscow, 1813, without a name), "Biography of AA. Volkova ... "(Moscow, 1833)," Biography ... K.YA. Bulgakov (Moscow, 1838). A. E.