Norov Abraham S.( statesman and writer)
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Biography Norov Abraham S.
(1795 - 1869). He studied in boarding school at Moscow University; participating cadet in World War II, at Borodino was wounded in the leg, which had to take. In 1850 - 1854 years was assistant minister in 1854 - 58 years - Minister of Education. During his set of students in universities has been expanded, set trip Masters, according to the election of universities abroad, expanded program of teaching the ancient languages. To a certain extent Norov tried to alleviate the plight of the press; petitioned to be allowed to engage in the press condemning designed in a time of judicial reform, which rebelled against the Minister of Justice Earl VN. Panin. Contemporaries Norov paint him as a man kind, sympathetic, heartfelt good aspirations, but characterless, resulting in critical issues of upbringing and education were neglecting. Norov has written in verse and prose. Especially known for his "Travels" in Sicily, the Holy Land, Egypt and Nubia (St. Petersburg, 1854). Addition to the four new languages, he mastered the classical languages and drevneevreyskim. He was a member of the Academy of Sciences.