Rzhevskij Alexey( writer, member of the Russia Academy.)
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Biography Rzhevskij Alexey
1737 - 1804
Participated in 1767 in the commission of a new Code as a deputy from the city Vorotynsk Moscow Province, later was president of the medical board and Senator. In 1794, P. and held elective office, then it is very honorable - conscientious judge in St. Petersburg. He was one of the most distinguished Masons of his time. Poems of his (elegy, stanzas, madrigals, and others) were published in "Monthly Works," "industrious Bee," "useful entertainment" and "Free Clock" (1759 - 63). In 1769, P. wrote the tragedy "Smerdov and charming," remained unpublished. To write poetry, he did not stop until the end of life. Separately published an ode on the day of his ascension of Catherine II and on the day of the accession of Alexander I. R. was friendly with Dmitriev and Derzhavin most recently described his marital life in the ode "Happy Family" (1780). Wed. Longinov "XVIII century Russian writers" ( "Russian Antiquities", 1870, t. II).