Kapnist Petr Ivanovich( Writer)
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Biography Kapnist Petr Ivanovich
(1830 - 1898)
Grandson Vasily Kapnist. He graduated from the course at Moscow University on the Faculty of Law, served on censorship, from 1868 to 1874 was chief editor of the Official Gazette. When life Kapnist printed a few, and after his death, published his "Works" (in 2 volumes, . Moscow, . 1901), . comprising a series of lyrical poems, . historical tragedy in verse, "Saint-Mars", . unfinished historical tragedy in verse "Stenka Razin, . poem "criminal" and extremely malevolent characteristics of the literary movement of the 60-ies,
. Printed in the form of a confidential report to the Emperor Alexander II, they at one time served as a guide for the censors.