Stanyukovich Konstantin( Writer)
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Stanyukovich Konstantin Mikhailovich (1843 - 1903), writer. Born on March 18 (30 NS) in Sevastopol in the family of Admiral of the Russian fleet, which continued the tradition of the family, father and grandfather who were also sailors.
Despite the fact that the maritime career did not attract young Stanyukovicha, in 1857 he was given in the Marine Corps, and in October 1860 was sent on a long voyage, and that was the beginning of his destiny as a writer. Stanyukovicha first sketches of the lives of seafarers were published in early 1860. In 1867 they came out as a separate book - "From the voyage round the world".
For some time he leaves the "sea" material, for a number of years working in various editions of the St. Petersburg. In 1872 began working in the "Case", which helps define its ideological and political positions. His "Letters distinguished foreigner" and "Pictures of public life" - a sharp critic of post-Reform and the label actually. That same theme novels "Two Brothers" (1880), "Whirlpool" (1881). While abroad in 1877 - 79, became friendly with the revolutionary exiles in connection with which in 1885 was exiled to Tomsk.
In 1886 - 1902 wrote his most significant work - the "Sea Stories", which strives for "life and truth". The maritime theme will now live in his books. In 1893 published an essay "Little sailors" in which the author gives a picture of life of the fleet in 1894 - "The Unquiet Admiral" and others.
Such qualities of human nature, as civil courage, independence, responsibility, emotional stability, causing a heightened attention of the author - "Joke" (1898), "Morning" (1901), "Dog" (1902), etc..
May 7 (20 NS) 1903 K. Stanyukovich died in Naples.