Danilov, Mikhail Vasilyevich( Author's memoirs)
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Biography Danilov, Mikhail Vasilyevich
(1722 - 1790).
Son of a poor nobleman, studied at the artillery school, he served furerom, engaged in preparing explosive ordnance, fireworks, illuminations, and t. d. In 1759, Mr.. Danilov retired. Very interesting "Notes of artillery Major M.V. Danilova, "written in 1771, published only in 1845, rm. Stroyev. Stated in the form of genealogy of Danilov, they embody a lot of data on the life and mores of provincial society in the XVIII. Danilov said a number of episodes and facts from the landlord lives, paints a vivid picture of his upbringing and education of their peers, a boy, displays a number of types resembling types of comedies Fonvizin and Catherine II. These notes are reprinted in "Russian Archive" (1883, N 3). Danilov is printed: "Letters to a friend, containing a concise, useful and worthy of curiosity for the human matter" (1777). As "Letters" and "Notes" to denounce Danilov person at that time, humane, educated and well-read. - See. Pekarsky "Russian memoirs XVIII century." ( "Contemporary", Volume 50, 77 - 85).