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Anrep, Boris Vasilyevich, Count Elmpt in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1883–1969), mosaicist  

Annabel Farjeon

Anrep, Boris Vasilyevich, Count Elmpt in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1883–1969), mosaicist, came of a noble Russian family. He was born on 28 September 1883 in St Petersburg, the son of Vasily Konstantinovich von Anrep (1852–1927), a doctor who became the minister of education for ...

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Anrep, Boris Vasilyevich, Count Elmpt in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1883–1969)  

Maker: Pierre Roy

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Boris Vasilyevich Anrep, Count Elmpt in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1883–1969) by Pierre Roy, 1949 [Boris Anrep in his Studio, 65 boulevard Arago] © ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London, 2010; photograph Tate, London, 2004

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Gabo, Sir Naum [formerly Neyemiya Borisovich Pevzner] (1890?–1977), sculptor  

Martin Hamner and Christina Lodder

Gabo, Sir Naum [formerly Neyemiya Borisovich Pevzner] (1890?–1977), sculptor, was born on 5 August, probably in 1890 and also probably in Klimovichi, Mogilev, in provincial south-west Russia (now in Belorussia), the seventh of the eight children of Boris Grigoryevich Pevzner...

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Gabo, Sir Naum (1890?–1977)  

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Sir Naum Gabo (1890?–1977) by Nina and Graham Williams [at Carbis Bay studio] © Nina Williams; Tate Gallery Archive

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Herzen, Alexander [Aleksandr Ivanovich Gertsen] (1812–1870), radical publicist  

Patrick Waddington

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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Kropotkin, Peter [Pyotr Alekseievich] (1842–1921), anarchist and scientist  

Nicolas Walter

Kropotkin, Peter [Pyotr Alekseievich] (1842–1921), anarchist and scientist, was born on 27 November 1842 os at 26 Shtatny pereulok in Moscow, the son of Prince Aleksey Petrovich Kropotkin (1805–1871), an army officer who came from an old aristocratic family, and Yekaterina Nikolayevna Sulima...

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Kropotkin, Peter (1842–1921)  

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Peter Kropotkin (1842–1921) by Nadar, after 1871 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Volkhovsky, Felix Vadimovich (1846–1914)  

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Felix Vadimovich Volkhovsky (1846–1914) by unknown photographer © reserved

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Volkhovsky, Felix Vadimovich (1846–1914), revolutionary and man of letters  

David Saunders

Volkhovsky, Felix Vadimovich (1846–1914), revolutionary and man of letters, was born into a family of impoverished gentry in Poltava, eastern Ukraine, on 6 July 1846 os, the son of Vadim Volkhovsky and his wife, Yekaterina. After spending his early childhood there and in ...