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Turgenev, Ivan Sergeyevich (1818-1883), a writer

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Turgenev, Ivan Sergeyevich (1818-1883), a writer, Corresponding Member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1860). I.S. Turgenev graduated from the literary department of the St.Petersburg University Philosophy Faculty in 1837, he attended lectures at the Berlin University during 1837-1841. From 1843-1845 he served at the Ministry of Internal Affairs. From the second half of the 1840s Turgenev mainly lived abroad, regularly visited St. Petersburg where his most important works were published. Turgenev's most important works are "Zapiski Okhotnika" ("A Hunter's Notes", 1846-1852), "Rydin" (1856), "Dvoryanskoye gnezdo" ("Home of the Gentry", 1858), "Nakanune" ("On the Eve", 1860), "Pervaya lyubov" ("The First Love", 1861), "Ottsi I deti" ("Fathers and Sons", 1862), "Nov" ("Virgin Soil", 1877), "Stikhotvireniya v proze" ("Poems in Prose", 1882) and others. In July of 1854 I.S. Turgenev and N.A. Nekrasov came for hunting at the estate of Osmino (now it is Osmino settlement of the Luga District). In 1862 I.S. Turgenev stayed at A.K. Tolstoy's estate of Pustynka (now it is the urban settlement Ulyanka of the Tosno District; the estate was not survived). I.S. Turgenev was buried at the Literatorskiye Mostki Necropolys at the Volkovo Cemetery.

Margolis, Aleksandr Davidovich

Nekrasov, Nikolay Alekseyevich
Tolstoy, Aleksey Konstantinovich, Count
Turgenev, Ivan Sergeyevich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Luga District/Osmino Settlement
Leningrad Oblast, the/Tosno District/Ul'yanovka Urban Settlement

И.С.Тургенев. Летопись жизни и творчества. СПб., 1995-1998
Зайцев Б.К. Жизнь Тургенева: Литературная биография. М., 1998
Громов В.И., Файнштейн Л.А. Памятные места Ленинградской области. Л., 1959., С. 120-121, 204.

Subject Index
Osmino, a country estate
Pustunka, a country estate