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Vyborgskaya Street

Group name
Vyborg Town

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Engel, Karl (1778 - 1840), an architect
Engel, Karl Lyudvigovich (Karl Ludvig) (1778 - 1840), an architect, town-planner. He was originated from Germany. He graduated from the Academy of Architecture in Berlin. Engel worked in Abo (Turku) and Helsingfors (Helsinki). From 1825 he was in... more

The Dominican Monastery
The Dominican Monastery(the town of Vyborg, 13 Vyborgskaya Street). In 1318 the wooden Dominican church was in Vyborg. In 1392 the construction of the Dominican Monastery of Black Brother was begun; in 1471-1481 the new stone cathedral was... more

Vyborg, town
VYBORG (Swedish Wiborg; Finnish Viipuri, until 1948), town, adm. center of Vyborg District. Population: 79,200. The toponym Vyborg originates from the Old Norse Wiborg = “sacred fortress.” It was founded in 1293 at the place of the Vuoksa River’s... more