Longinov Mikhail( The historian of literature and administrative activities)
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(1823 - 1875). He studied at the Alexander Lyceum, and then at the Faculty of St. Petersburg University. He was a member of the Tula Province of Peasant Affairs, Krapiuna county marshal of nobility, Orel governor. He was Secretary of the Society of Literature of Russia (1859 - 1864) and at this time, the expression of NP. Gilyarova-Platonov, "presented himself the most ardent defender of free speech and the sharpest poritsatelem censorship institution". Subsequently, taking up the post of Chief of the Press (1871 - 1875), he "breathed angrily, according to the same Gilyarova," against the press saw it as a personal enemy ". He was the creator of the rules May 31, 1872, severely damaged the position of the press. In 1850-ies Longinov placed in the "Contemporary" poems under the pseudonym The sorrowful poet, he also wrote a novel, broad nature ". In "Contemporary" is, in 1856, Longinov began his "Bibliographical notes" about the Russian writers XVIII and XIX centuries. The same literary biographies of searching, he then printed in The Russian Messenger 1857 - 1860 period, "Russian Archive" 1863 - 1865 period, the "Russian Antiquities" in 1870, always telling valuable new material. Edited Longinov out "Karamzin's Letters to п-.пг. Malinowski and Griboedov to S.N. Begichev (Moscow, 1860). Separately published his works: "Unpublished materials for the history of the reign of Catherine the Great" (Moscow, 1858); analysis of "The History of Peter the Great" Ustryalov (Moscow, 1859), "Graf D.N. Bludov (Moscow, 1864), "Russian Theater in St. Petersburg and Moscow" (1873, XXIII t. Memoirs of the Imperial Academy of Sciences ")," Novikov Martinist Moscow "(Moscow, 1867). Common understanding of Freemasonry in this latest book, narrow, sometimes wrongly, but the actual material is rich and consists of a broad picture of social life under the reign of Catherine II; in applications published important papers. Collected Works Longinov taken L.E. Bukhgeim, edited P.K. Simoni (Moscow, 1915). - Wed. "Antiques" (1902, No. 5 - 7, bibliography Longinov), "Bibliography" (1892, No. 2), "Collection of the Society of Russia's literature in 1891" (memories NP. Gilyarova-Platonov), "Dictionary of the members of the Society of Literature of Russia (Moscow, 1912). N. Pv.