Kohovsky Vsevolod Porfirievich( The well-known educator)
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Biography Kohovsky Vsevolod Porfirievich
(1835 - 1891). Lieutenant-General, the first director of the pedagogical museum of military educational institutions ( "salt town" in Petrograd). Kohovsky constantly replenished with new museum collections, cheaper and improved training materials, which was bringing previously from abroad at a very high price. On his initiative in 1871. were established by reading from the vague pictures, first for soldiers, then for the people. The commission to organize the readings, he drew the best teaching force. Since 1884. Kohovskogo the museum organized a special commission on education and training, the Russian language and literature, foreign languages, mathematics, physics, and the established classes of music, singing and gymnastics. Under the leadership Kohovskogo The museum's parent circle. Thanks to the energy Kohovskogo museum was expanded and extended library. His major works: "The work and rest" (St. Petersburg, 1873), "Fathers and mothers of children" (St. Petersburg, 1873) and several articles on the transformation of military educational institutions and other issues, published in "Teacher Training Collection". - See. "Russian Antiquities" (1889, t. 91); "Russian School" (1891, Book 12) "Pedagogical museum of military schools 1864 - 1914" (St. Petersburg, 1914).