Kozodavlev Osip Petrovich( writer and statesman)
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Biography Kozodavlev Osip Petrovich
(1754 - 1819).
He was advisor to the Director of the Academy of Sciences and co-editor "L'fans of Russia, the words". As a member of the commission on the establishment of public schools, participated in the drafting of the Charter of the University. Under Paul I was appointed chief procurator of the Senate, then - the senator, under Alexander I, in 1810, Mr.. - Minister of Interior. He was one of the principal officers of Alexander I, on the improvement of life of the peasants and was himself an exemplary humane landlord. Kozodavlev translated Goethe's tragedy "Klavigo" and the poem Thц╪mmel "Wilhelmina". The original poems of his are easy and smooth. Biography Kozodavlev given MI. Sukhomlinov in volume VI of the History of Russia's Academy ". Poetry Kozodavlev collected SA. Vengerov in the VI edition of Russian poetry. "