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Tsarskoye Selo Town

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Krichinsky, Stepan Samoylovich (1874 -1923), an architect
Stepan Samoylovich Krichinsky (1874 -1923), an architect. In 1897 Krichinsky graduated from the Civil Engineers Institute in St. Petersburg. From 1900 he was an architect, then chief architect of the Board of the Frontier Troops Separate Corps. He... more

Quarenghi, Giacomo (1744- 1817), an architect
Giacomo Quarenghi (1744- 1817), an architect and artist. He study painting and architecture in Rome. In 1779 Quarenghi arrived into St. Petersburg and became a court architect. Quarenghi designed and built buildings in the severe classicism style:... more

Rastrelli, Francesko de (1700-1771), an architect
Francesko de Rastrelli (1700-1771), an architect, artist. The son of the Florentine sculptor Bartolomeo Rastrelli. During 1715-1725 F. Rastrelli worked with his father in St. Petersburg, then he learned in France. During 1730-1763 he served at the... more

v. Sankt-Peterburg Gubernia, the
ST. PETERSBURG GUBERNIA, historic adm. and territorial unit of Russia. Established in 1708 by the decree of Peter I subdividing Russia into eight gubernias. It included the areas of the current Leningrad, Novgorod, Pskov, and Tver Oblasts, and... more