Seidlitz Nikolai Karlovich( Statistics and ethnographer)
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Biography Seidlitz Nikolai Karlovich
Born in 1831
After in Yuryev (then Dorpat) University Course of Natural Sciences, in 1854 and 1855. traveled to the Caucasus and neighboring Azerbaijan, these countries devote his master's thesis "Botanische Ergebnisse einer Reise durch das ostl. Transkaukasien u. den Aderbeidshan "(Dorpat, 1857). In the first director positions tsarabadskoy School of silk and then commissioner for surveying, and from 1865. - Member of the editor of the Baku Regional Committee he was able to visit all parts of the edge. Appointed in 1868. editor in chief of the Caucasian Statistical Committee, he issued a series of volumes, mainly on Population and settlements of Transcaucasia. In 1880, Mr.. published his ethnographic map of the Caucasus, placed on a small scale and in "Petermann'a Geogr. Mitteilung. ", In which, as in published in St. Petersburg" Russische Revue "and many other magazines, placed many of his works on the Manuscripts. The Russian Messenger (August 1867) published his "Essay on the South Caspian ports and trade" (reprinted in Tiflis in 1869), in III T. edited his "Collection of information about the Caucasus", . (Tiflis, 1873) placed "Essay on the Caucasus Wine", . with the card; introduction to his "List of settlements of Baku province" (Tiflis, . 1870, . with ethnographic and orogidrograficheskimi cards) is a detailed historical and ethnographic survey of this region, . which, . incidentally, . used Orientalist Vambery ( "Das Turkenvolk", . Leipzig, . 1885),
. "Body of statistics about the population of the Caucasus, with a full alphabetical index of cities and villages the edge" (1894) presents all sorts of details about the population of 9984 points edge. Seidlitz initiative belongs to the Chinese tea plantations and eucalyptus acclimatization and other exotic plants in the vicinity of Batumi (on the river Chakva). V. M.