H P Blavatsky
Russia at the Time of H P Blavatsky’s Birth
1826 Sep 26, The
Persian cavalry was routed by the Russians at the
of Ganja in the
1827 Oct 20, British, French and Russian squadrons entered the harbor at
1828 Apr 26,
1828 Aug 28, Leo Tolstoy (d.1910), Russian novelist, was born. His work
included "War and Peace" and "Anna Karenina." "History would be an excellent thing if only it were true." "It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness."
within her frontier the Monastery of Etchmiadzin, in the Khanate of Erivan,
which was the seat of the Katholikos of All the Armenians.
1829 Nov 16, Anton G. Rubinstein, Russian pianist, conductor and
composer, was born.
1829 Nov 20, Jews were
1829 Nov 28, Anton Rubinstein (d.1894), pianist and composer (Omitri
Doskoy), was born in Vykhvatinetz, Podolia. He was the teacher of Tchaikovsky and considered the only rival of Liszt. His work included 6 symphonies, dozens of concertos and chamber works, and 20 operas, of which only "The Demon" has shown staying power. It was based on Lermontov’s Byronic poem.
c1830 Franz Kreuger painted a portrait of Empress Alexandra Fedorovna.
1830 Nicholas I
ruthlessly repressed the insurrection in
1831 Feb 20, Polish
revolutionaries defeated the Russians in the
1831 Feb 25, The Polish army halted the Russian advance into their
country at the Battle of Grochow.
1831 May 26, Russians defeated the Poles at battle of Ostrolenska.
H P Blavatsky born on the night of 30/
1832 Feb 26, The Polish constitution was abolished by Czar Nicholas I.
1833 May 2, Czar Nicholas banned the public sale of serfs.
1833 Nov 12, Aleksandr Porfirievich Borodin (d.1887), physician, chemist,
Igor), was born in
1833 Alexander Pushkin wrote his poem "The Bronze Horseman."
1834 Feb 8, Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev (d.1907), Russian chemist, was
born. He formulated the periodic table of elements.
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