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date: 12 July 2020

Herzen, Alexander [Aleksandr Ivanovich Gertsen]locked

(1812–1870)
  • Patrick Waddington

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Herzen, Alexander [Aleksandr Ivanovich Gertsen] (1812–1870), radical publicist, was born at what is now 25 Tverskoy bulvar, Moscow, on 25 March 1812 os (6 April 1812 ns), the illegitimate son of the rich nobleman Ivan Alekseyevich Yakovlev (1767–1846) and his young German consort, ...

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