Gnedin Dmitry Titovich( known Zemstvo and founder Gnedinskogo vocational school)
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Biography Gnedin Dmitry Titovich
(1818 - 1885). Early leaving military service and settled in his estate (in Alexander County, Ekaterinoslav province), Gnedin back in the forties founded in her house a school for peasant children, in which he taught with his wife. After the liberation of the peasants Gnedin was the world's first call mediator. His vigorous and impartial mode of action against her a lot of landlords. He was awarded the nickname "Garibaldi Alexander County". At the provincial Assembly of the Nobility was raised to exclude it from the nobility, for antidvoryanskie trends. This proposal was rejected by the talented voice of Baron N.A. Korf, later known educator. After the introduction of Ekaterinoslav province zemstvos Gnedin been elected to the vowels a continuous period of five three-year period, jealously, with K.Z. Bunitskim, helping the Baron Corfu organization Zemstvo primary school. In 1872, when N.A. Korf was voted down in the vowels and went abroad, at the head of the school's affairs in the county was Gnedin, with the rank of chairman of the Board instituted. In 1874, when the presidency in the school boards passed to the marshals of the nobility, Gnedin was invited to run for the leaders, but he rejected this proposal because he was a principled opponent of estate services. He left school trustee in his village, his wife was in charge of a warehouse of books and teaching aids for public schools and actively disseminated popular publications in remote villages. Gnedin and was a district magistrate, since the introduction of the county judicial reform for 11 years. He understood their responsibilities, mainly in bringing the parties to the world and proud of the high figure, which stood at his cell number of global transactions. They were based ssudosberegatelnoe partnership, composed of government which he and his wife worked to death. Gnedin completed his public activity basis Gnedinskogo vocational school, for which the building has spent about 35,000 rubles., Laying to their land. The idea of this school was born in him back in 1869. Before 1875. place to develop and approve charter school. This year the district council decided to take the building, which will be built Gnedin at his own expense, in order to open them in school. In 1878, Mr.. buildings were ready, but the county district council (in a different composition) to avoid execution of their orders and sought the adoption of future school at the expense of provincial zemstvo. Last, first agreeing to meet this request, then lifted (in a different part of) its ruling, and this incurred the bitter reproach Baron N.A. Korf ( "As sometimes zemstvos who undermine its value, in the" Voice "). After many unsuccessful negotiations, first with the diocesan office, then - with the Ministry of Finance, the College was finally opened society to improve people's labor, in 1883, Mr.. This was the last act of public Gnedin. At his funeral attended by more than a thousand people of neighboring farmers. N. Karyshev.