Buturlin Dimitri Petrovich( graph - the grandson of Field Marshal)
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Biography Buturlin Dimitri Petrovich
(1763 - 1829). Around 1765. his father was appointed ambassador to Spain shortly after the death of his mother and the child entered foster care for the mother's brother, Count Vorontsov, then the State Chancellor. When you exit the Cadet Corps determined aide to Prince Potemkin, but soon moved to the College of Foreign Affairs. Settling in Moscow, he fervently began to draw up its famous library. Subsequently, was the director of the Imperial Hermitage Museum up to 1817, when, in the deranged health, he settled in Florence, where he died. Graf Buturlin was known for a deep and versatile scientist, aliens surprised his encyclopedic omniscience; Moscow library Buturlina together with wonderful conservatory, museum and the garden was in the German Quarter. English traveler Clark wrote about Buturlina: "Library, Botanical Garden and Museum Buturlina remarkable not only in Russia but in Europe". The library Buturlina were collected almost everything that was izdavaemo from 1470 g. the end of XVI century the first printing house, Aldo, Elsevier and others - was handwritten correspondence of Henry IV with his minister Sully and pr. All of this was the first library, died in 1812. The second library Buturlin began compiling in Florence. This collection was later sold at auction in Paris. For him, an inventory was compiled, printed in Florence in 1831, then in 3 parts in Paris in 1839 - 1840, respectively, during the sale.