Kazembek Alexander Kasimovich( Honored Russian Orientalist)
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Biography Kazembek Alexander Kasimovich
(1802 - 1870), a native Persian, in Islam - Muhammed Ali, a native of Derbent. In 1820, Mr.. His father, Haji Kazem-Bek suspected of dealings with Khan Derbent, hiding in an accident, was exiled to Astrakhan, which soon came to him and his son. In Astrakhan, Mohammad-Ali met with the Scottish missionaries who learned their English language and adopted Christianity from Presbyterian doctrine. After he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which identified him in Omsk interpreter for the Governor-General and the teacher of the Tatar language in the Cadet Corps. In 1826, on their way to the ministry Kazembek stop in Kazan, where he remained, as he was appointed lecturer of Persian literature and the Turkish-Tatar language of the Kazan University, and later reached the rank of full professor. His profound erudition, part of Oriental Studies, in connection with the assimilation of European education (he wrote in English and French), immediately placed Kazembek among the first orientalists, as Western and Russian. In 1835, Mr.. Academy of Sciences elected him a corresponding member of. In 1849, Mr.. Kazembek won at St. Petersburg University Department of Persian literature. Synod instructed him drawing translation of liturgical books in the Tatar language. Main work Kazembek: "Asseb-os-Seyyar, or seven planets" (history of the Crimean khans from 1466 g. to 1737 g. Seyyid Riza, . Turkish language, . Kazan, . 1832), "The grammar of the Turkish-Tatar language" (Kazan, . 1839; Demidov Prize), "Investigation of the Uighurs" ( "Journal of the Ministry of National Education", . 1841); "Observations sur un chapitre inconnu du Coran publie par M,
. Garcin du Tassy "(" Journal Asiatique ", . 1843, . December); "Muhteserul-Vigkaet", . course of Muslim jurisprudence (Kazan, . 1845); "Derbend-nameh or the History of Derbend" (Saint-Petersburg, . 1850), "Explanation of the Russian words, . similar to words of Oriental Languages "(" Izvestia II Branch of the Imperial Academy of Sciences ", . 1852), "Concordance to the Koran" (Saint-Petersburg, . 1859); "Muridism and Shamil" ( "Russian Word", . 1859; 12); "History of Islam" (ib., . 1860, . 2, . 5, . 8, . 10); "Bab and Babis,
. Religious and political unrest in Persia "(St. Petersburg, 1865). - Wed. I. Berezin - in the "Protocols of the meetings of the board of St. Petersburg University"? 4 (St. Petersburg, 1872, p.. 100 - 130), in "Russian Archive" (1893,? 10 - 12, 1894,? 1 - 2); In. Barthold, "Materials for the history of the Faculty of Oriental Languages" (Volume IV, Saint-Petersburg, 1909, p.. 30 - 149).