Olenin Alexander( writer and statesman)
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Biography Olenin Alexander
(1763 - 1843). Educated at the University of Strasbourg and Dresden artillery school. Participated in the Swedish campaign in 1789 - 90 years and in actions against the Polish Confederates in 1792, Mr.. Under Paul I was the chief prosecutor in the Senate and the titular director of the school cadets, organized for education lawyers. In 1803, Mr.. appointed deputy minister of principalities, in 1811, Mr.. - Director of the Imperial Public Library in 1817, Mr.. - President of the Academy of Fine Arts. As a member of the Academy of Sciences participated in the drafting of the Slavo-Russian dictionary, which, in his opinion would be any strong words, not even the "adverbs commoners". Having examined the inscription on the Tmutarakan stone and making it a critical assessment, Olenin laid the foundations of Russian paleography. Written many articles and booklets on archaeological research and published archaeological society. Olenin belonged to the party Shishkov, was an enemy of Francophile, took an active part in the "Conversation fans of the Russian word. Top of the selected works of Venison, . not included in his collected works: 'Outline of a new bibliographic order for the Imperial Public Library (St. Petersburg, . 1809), . "A brief historical information about the state of the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts from 1764 - 1824 years" (St. Petersburg, . 1829), . "Stories of 1812" ( "Russian Archives", . 1868), . "The meeting of the State Council upon receipt of the news of the death of Alexander I" ( "Collection of Russian Historical Society", . Volume XX),
. Biographical information on Olenin - in the works Batiushkov (publication of the Grotto), P.N. Petrova "Collection of materials for the history of the Academy of Arts, MI. Suhomlinova "History of Russia Academy of Sciences" (Volume VII). - See. "Russian Biographical Dictionary" (1904, Section IA. Kubasov, with a large bibliography), "The Imperial Public Library for a hundred years" (St. Petersburg, 1914); GP. George "AN. Olenin and NI. Gnedich "(" Collection II Division of the Academy of Sciences, Volume XCI,? 1, 1914).