"Orthodox Church" Zheleznodorozhnyy Favorite Tip by hartti

Zheleznodorozhnyy General: 1 reviews and 1 photos

by hartti

Favorite thing: In the churchyard there is Rumyanzev's mausoleum... He was a son of the famous Russian Marshal (in Catherine II time) Rumyanzev-Zadunajskyj, to who the tsarina (queen) Catherine presented the areas near Moscow as a reward for his victory against the Turks in the end of 17th century. Rumyanzev's son wrote a low about freedom of peasantry, and actually created the Russian National Librerary (later Lenin's library, called as Leninka).

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  • Updated Mar 27, 2007
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