Andrew BOLOTOV Timofeevich( Illuminator)
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Biography Andrew BOLOTOV Timofeevich
BOLOTOV Andrew Timofeevich (1738, with. Dvorjaninovo Tula Province. - 1833, ibid) - educator. Genus. in an ancient but impoverished noble family. He received education at home, to-Roe continued in a private hostel in St. Petersburg. In 1755 he entered the military service, participated in the Seven Years' War 1756-1763. Attended in the Prussian universities. Interrupting his brilliant career, in 1762 he retired and settled in with the generic. Dvorjaninovo, where he lit-swarm, science, agriculture. He is famous as the first publisher in Russia, S.-x. magazines, the first Russian. microbiologist and a pioneer of forestry, the first Russian. scientist, agronomist, a-rum originated the idea of transfiguration Nechernozemie, pharmacist and physician, first in the world implement treatment electricity, philosopher and educator who wrote Russia's first popular science book. for children "Children's philosophy of" children's encyclopedia "Cabinet of Curiosities psychic" and created several pieces for his children's theater, the architect of unique garden-park ensembles and artists, whose works are stored in the Hermitage. Educational Activities B. was closely related to NI. Novikov. During the war of 1812, 74-year-old B. organized a partisan unit. He left the famous memoir "The Life and Adventures of Andrei Bolotov ...".