August-Theodore Grimm (Grimm)( teachers, tutors the children of Nicholas I)
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Biography August-Theodore Grimm (Grimm)
(1805 - 1878) graduated from the course in Jena and Berlin, in 1827, Mr. Grimm. arrived in St. Petersburg, where he was an inspector in the school Muralt. In 1834 - 1835 he. accompanied by the son of Count Nesselrode to travel to the most important European courts and was later the title of educator Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich, and since 1838, Mr.. - And Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna. With the grand duke it in 1845 - 1847 he. toured the northern and eastern Russia, Crimea, Caucasus, Syria, Greece and Algeria. In 1847, Mr.. Emperor ordered Grimm education junior grand princes Nikolai and Mikhail Nikolayevich. In 1852, Mr.. Grimm went to Germany, where he wrote his "Wanderungen nach Sudosten" (1855 - 1,857) and the novel "Die Furstin der siebenten Werst" (St. Petersburg, 1858), in which depicted the life of St. Petersburg high society. Since 1858, Mr.. Grimm again lived in St. Petersburg as a teacher of children of Alexander II, but after the death of the Dowager Empress (1860) returned to Germany and wrote an extensive work: "Alexandra Feodorowna, Kaiserin von Russland" (2 nd ed., 1866).