Makarov, Alexei V.( Secret Cabinet secretary Peter the Great)
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Biography Makarov, Alexei V.
(d. 1740). A man of humble origin, Makarov, by its proximity to Peter, had a great influence. He is constantly accompanied by the emperor and helped to erect the throne of Catherine I. According Bergoltsa, Makarov was in charge of affairs, which was given to know the Senate. When Peter II Study of His Majesty was abolished, and Makarov was appointed president of the Chambers College. In 1732, Mr.. Makarov was subjected to charges of bribery and concealment of secret papers, but was acquitted. Soon, on the intrigues of Feofan Prokopovich he was involved in the case Zvorykina George Monk, who was accused of various crimes of science fiction, and remained under investigation until his death. Huge his correspondence refutes the testimony of ignorance Gelbiga Makarova. - Wed. "Description of papers and documents stored in the archives of the Ministry of Justice" (Book VI); "200 th anniversary of His Majesty" (St. Petersburg, 1911).