Nikolay Ivanov( Historian)
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Biography Nikolay Ivanov
(1811 - 1869)
. A pupil of the Nizhny Novgorod and Kazan University Gymnasium, . completed the education in their so-called second professorial Institute in Dorpat, . where, . influenced by conversations with Reitz, . Bunge and Neumann Jr., and with his older friend Preuss, . developed a whole general outlook on the historical fate of Russia,
. Only this can explain why the 24-year-old boy had the idea to write an essay, which would present a complete picture of Russia in regard to historical, geographical, statistical and literary. But Ivanov was no money, and he was forced to accept the offer Buе-haryn, seized all the means to deliver Ivanov conceived to perform the labor, so that the essay was published under his Buе-haryn, name. Thus emerged "Russia in a historical, statistical, geographical and literary relations" (4 part history, 2 parts of Statistics, St. Petersburg., 1837), whose author was announced Bulgarin. About Ivanov mentioned only as an employee of the statistical part. The name of an imaginary author prevented proper assessment of the book in public, but in due time she highly of people like Safarik, and subsequently a. Kotlyarevskii (Journal of the Ministry of National Education, 1869,? 4). Having at Dorpat Ph.D. for his thesis "Cultus popularis in Rossia originis ac progressus adumbratio", . Ivanov went professor of Russian and world history at Kazan University, . where in the early years of his professorship, . when the inhospitable environment and different circumstances not yet managed to overpower his energy, . Ivanov's lecture aroused general interest,
. By the same pore, and include works Ivanova: "A brief review of Russian chronicle, located in Moscow and St. Petersburg" (Kazan, 1843), "The general concept of the chronograph and a description of some lists of their" (Kazan, 1843) and some others. Proceedings of these are the fruit of self distinct work on manuscript sources, the last essay gives a vivid picture of the development of Russian historical science up to 1843 g. and label assessment of its effects. In 1856, Mr.. Ivanov went to the department of Russian history in Dorpat, but after 3 years had to resign. A few years later he became a teacher mitavskoy school. About two months before his death, Ivanov was again invited to the University of Dorpat assistant professor of Russian language.