Nalbandyan Mikael( The talented Armenian journalist)
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Biography Nalbandyan Mikael
(1830 - 1866). Bold denunciation of evils brought upon him the enmity of many people in his native city (Nakhichevan-on-Don), he was forced to withdraw from his holy orders and became a teacher of Armenian language at the Moscow Institute Lazarevskom. Denunciations enemies and deprived him of this place, he joined a volunteer at the Moscow University medical faculty. When Nazaryants founded the magazine "Northern Lights", it was a fervent member of H. (especially the excellent article, published them under the title: "Diary of Count Emmanuel"). In 1861 he went to India, on behalf of the mountains. Nakhichevan, for finding the inheritance after the deceased there at the end of XVIII century Armenian merchant. Arriving in Calcutta, he had learned in English, familiar with local laws and proved soundness claims nahichevantsev. On the way to India he started intercourse in London with a circle of Herzen and Bakunin, which resulted in him returning to Russia, was arrested. The three-year weakened the conclusion of his health and he died shortly after his release from custody. Activity H. is encyclopedic in nature, he tried to guess all the needs of the Armenian society, . writing journalistic and critical articles, . stories, . poems (mostly translated, . from Lermontov, . Beranger, . Ogarev, etc.), . natural science essays, . philological study,
. As Nazaryants, he defended the new language, called for humanitarian education and religious tolerance, fought with the national exclusivity. Nazaryants express their thoughts more theoretically, H. standing on solid ground, relying on knowledge of life. He found that the secular school should be subject to the control of society and considered it necessary to translate the Scriptures in the vernacular. He stood for agriculture as a way to overshadow trade, and had a warm sympathy for the ignorant, but not corrupt people of Armenian villages. - See. E. Shah Aziz, Mick. Nalbandyan "(1897)," Memoirs "Tuchkova-Ogarevo in the Russian past."