Zheltukhin Alex D.( Writer)
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Biography Zheltukhin Alex D.
(1820 - 1865).
Belonged to an old aristocratic family (Penza province). A short service and long sessions in the village agriculture preceded speech Yellowbeak as a journalist and member of the editorial committees. Even in 40 years. Zheltukhin drafted the emancipation of the serfs and supporter of their release remained lifelong. In 1858 - 60 years. Zheltukhin published a two-week "Journal Landowners" (the last? "Was released in April 1860), specifically dedicated to the peasant question and to wield influence in the landlords' quarters. Journal Yellowbeak reflect fluctuations in consciousness that the idea of peasant liberty struggled with the fear of landlord bankruptcy ( "We must, above all, do not destroy the landlords and not ogolodit Russia". - Wed. Semenov, II, 725). The magazine was on the point of view of the nobility chernozem provinces, however, there have been in the magazine article and disagree with her. Using the fear of impending catastrophe Zheltukhin before being landed, the party of the feudal managed to attract him to their ranks and, apparently, tried to make its financial support of his magazine body (prince P. Gagarin). The drafting committee, member of the expert whom he was appointed, Zheltukhin because it allowed health (week he has not been to the meetings), zealously defended the interests of the nobility, sometimes merely advocating concessions to the peasants. Doubts about the usefulness of the provisions formulated by the Commission, Zheltukhin refused to sign. Upon completion of committees Zheltukhin helped Prince P. Gagarin in the fight against the fruits of their labors. Only then, . to learn by experience, . that the liberation of the peasants did not lead to the ruin of the landlords, . Zheltukhin began in a spirit of reconciliation to influence the Prince Gagarin, . where, . mainly, . proceeded further Yellowbeak office in the State Chancellery and the Office of the Committee of Ministers,
. Zheltukhin participated in the commission for drafting legal regulations. - Wed: NP. Semenov "emancipation of the peasants in the reign of Emperor Alexander II" (St. Petersburg, 1911 - 13); Article. A. Kornilov, "The main flow of government and public opinion during the development of the peasant reform" ( "Peasant Activists for Reform", Moscow, 1911).