Odoyevski Alexander( Poet)
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Biography Odoyevski Alexander
(1803 - 1839). Receiving education at home, Odoyevski served in the Guards cavalry regiment. For participation in the events of 14 December 1825 was exiled to Siberia, in 1837. transferred to the Caucasus, a private in the Nizhny Novgorod Dragoon Regiment, and here two years later he died. Lermontov's poem to honor his memory: "I knew it: we traveled with him" ... Odoyevski was friendly with Griboyedov on whom had a significant impact. Poems Odoevskogo are elegiac in nature and are characterized by feelings of sincerity. In his life appeared in print only play "Saint Bernard" ( "Contemporary", 1838, Volume X). In 1862, Mr.. In 1883, Mr.. came a new, more complete edition with a biography of the poet's latest edition - SPb., 1893, and M., 1900. - See. A. Sirotkin Prince Alexander Odoyevski "(" Historical Journal ", 1883); H. Kotlyarevsky "Decembrists" (St. Petersburg, 1907); In. Semovski "Political and social ideas of the Decembrists (St. Petersburg, 1909).