Ants-Apostle Ivan Matveevich( writer and statesman)
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Biography Ants-Apostle Ivan Matveevich
(1765 - 1851). Serving in the Izmailovo Regiment and as education officer of his time (an expert on ancient and modern languages), was "cavalier" with the Grand Dukes Alexander and Constantine Pavlovich. He was ambassador in Hamburg and Madrid, then a senator. As a member of Russia's Academy and interviewed fans of Russia's words, M. placed in the "reading" the last of his works, mainly translations of ancient languages, for example, III satires of Horace and "Clouds" of Aristophanes. His other translations: "Manual of the noble young man, or Imagination in a secular man" (1778), "Errors, or sleep on it", com. 5 d. (1794), and "Journey to Tauris" (1823). - Wed. "Russian Antiquities" (1886,? 7).