Nartov Andrew K.( The activity time of Peter the Great)
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(1683 - 1756). Around 1718 the king sent abroad for improvements in the art of woodturning and acquisition of knowledge in mechanics and mathematics ". In 1724 Peter introduced the proposal to establish the Academy of Arts. After the death of Peter H. was instructed to make a "triumphant pillar" in honor of the emperor, with the image of his "battles", this work was not finished them. When the Academy of Sciences were commissioned all lathe accessories and items of Peter, as well as "triumphal pillar, then, at the insistence of the Chief of the Academy, Baron Korff, who considered H. only person able to finish the "pillar", he was transferred to the academy "to lathes, for the management of pupils turning and mechanical things and locksmiths. In 1742, H. brought to the Senate a complaint Adviser Academy of Schumacher, with whom he happened to wrangle money matters, and then made the appointment of the investigation over Schumacher in the place which has been identified himself N. In this capacity, he spent only 1 1 / 2 years, . because it was "nothing more than turning ignorance of art and autocratic" and he ordered sealed archives of academic office, , . Finally, . brought the case before, . that the Lomonosov and other members began to request the return of Schumacher, . who again entered the Academy of Management in 1744, . and H,
. focused its activities on an artillery gun-case ". He published: "memorable narration and speech of Peter the Great" ( "Son of the Fatherland, in 1819, and" Moskvityanin, 1842). In 1885, were published in "Russian Archive" "The stories and anecdotes about Peter the Great, many of which are taken from H. According to NG. Ustryalov, N. message, generally exaggerated its importance and role, in particular the transfer of valuable real words of Peter. LN. Maikov most complete published "Stories H. of Peter the Great "in" Memoirs of the Imperial Academy of Sciences "(t. LXVII and separately, St. Petersburg, 1891), with critical notes. He thinks that the "narratives" are not written H., and his son, Andrei Andreyevich.