Potekhin Nicholas Antypovych( Writer-playwright)
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Biography Potekhin Nicholas Antypovych
(1834 - 1896), brother Alexei Potekhin. After graduating from the course at Moscow University for the Faculty of Law, served as officer on special assignments for excise. During intercourse with London-based exiles had been thrown into a fortress, but soon released. Leaving the service, debuted in "Russian word" story "mediocre" (1859, No. 2) and the essay "Parental Saturday" (1863, No. 5), then became a permanent member of "Iskra". Printed in this newspaper article Potekhina: "At the Nizhniy Novgorod fair", "elective principle," "Benefactors," "Spring Love", "Figures of paying off the deck" published a book entitled "Our outrageous" (St. Petersburg, 1864). Typing in "Notes of the Fatherland" a few dramas and comedies, Potekhin became an actor and director (Kharkiv, Vilnius). In 1870 he gained great fame glamorous comedies: "One Day", "dead loop", "Hercules of the century", "poor in spirit" (all published in the "Case"), in which, under the transparent pseudonym, derived much alive persons. In 1873, Mr.. Potekhin placed in the "Case" novella "The German's tail", during the Russian-Turkish campaign, wrote correspondence with the theater of war, and on his return, under the pseudonym "Rtsy words firmly - theater reviews in the St. Petersburg Gazette (revised in. Komarova). Um.