Biographies Russian Writers Prince Pavel Vyazemsky

Prince Pavel Vyazemsky

Born: 1820, Warsaw
Died: 1888, St Petersburg

Diplomat, writer, literary historian. Son of Prince Pyotr Vyazemsky. Born in Warsaw (1820). Chairman of the St Petersburg Foreign Censorship Committee (1860s–70s) and head of the Board of Printing (1881–83). Founder and chairman of the Society of Lovers of Ancient Writings in St Petersburg (1877). Published much of his collection of historical documents in the Prince Vyazemsky Archives (1881). Died in St Petersburg and buried at the St Alexander Nevsky Monastery (1888).

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