Boussen Conrad( Writers of Russia)
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Biography Boussen Conrad
(d. 1617). Originally from Lц+neburg Duchy Bussow got quite a good education. In 1601, Mr.. in the service of the Swedish Duke Charles (later King Charles IX) in Livonia, where he held the important post of quartermaster areas conquered in 1600 and 1601 respectively by the Swedes in Poland. Since before this war started, Boris Godunov thought about buying Estland and Lifliandskii land, then Buss seems more personal than political calculations, in the spring of 1601, Mr.. volunteered to surrender the king of the city of Marienburg, and according to Petreev - and Narva. The attempt failed, and Bussow shortly afterwards moved to Moscow, where there the affinity with the pastor of the Lutheran Church, Martin Ber, gave him his daughter. The death of the first Dimitri, Bussow was forced to leave Moscow, he lived alternately in Uglich, Kaluga and Tula, and then again in Kaluga, where he joined up with the second impostor. After he had slain him Bussow surrendered under the patronage of the Polish King Sigismund III and the second was in Moscow, where, in all probability, he served in the Polish army, the then capital of this. In the spring of 1612, Mr.. he ended up in Riga, which was then returned to Germany, where he died. In 1612 - 1613 years he was in the German language description of events (1584 - 1612), which was witnessed. As the author of this work, has reached us in a number of lists has not been marked, then, according to the Swedish chronicler Petreev, it has long been attributed to Martin I'll take it, under what name and was issued in the translation of H. Ustryalov in "The Legend of Demetrius contemporaries Pretender" (t. I, St. Petersburg., 1831). - Authorship Bussova been established definitively in 1850, . and his work was published in the original Kuniko in "Rerum Rossicarum Scriptores esteri" (St. Petersburg, . 1851) under the title "Relatio, . das ist summarische Erzehlung vom eigentlichen Ursprung dieses itzigen blutigen Kriegs-Wesens in Moscowiter-Land oder Reussland und was sich innerhalb sechs und zwantzig Jahren ..,
. daselbst zugetragen ". Work Bussova, . as witness unrest since its inception, . as a participant in many events, . was in close personal relations to many prominent figures of the era (Basmanov), . is close to the chronicles of Isaac Massa one of the main sources for the history of this time,
. At that time, as is usually matched with Bussovym Peter, largely written off Bussova and he often against him, supports the legend about the identity Otrepiev with Dimitri, Bussow distinguishes both. - Wed. Article. Kunik in "Bulletin de la classe des Sciences historiques, philologiques et politiques de l'Acad. Imp. des Sciences de St. Petersbourg "(VIII ie, N 20 - 21) and in" Rerum Rossicarum scriptores esteri "(t. I, St. Petersburg., 1851).