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  Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev
Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev (Николай Петрович Шереметев) (June 28 1751 (NS: July 9) – January 2 1809 (NS: January 14)) was a count, the son of Pyotr Borisovich Sheremetev, notable grandee of the epoch of empresses Anna Ivanovna, Elizabeth Petrovna, and Catherine II.
Because of the incurable illness of Zhemchugova, who was now his wife, the Count closed the theatre in Ostankino, and on November 6 1801 he secretly married her, having first found in an archive the facts testifying to her "origin" from the Polish noble clan of Kovalev.
Sheremetev sent a letter to the tsar, informing him about his marriage with a woman "whose origin incontestably had a noble beginning" and about the birth of his son and heir.
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  a-a Encyclopedia Index
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 nikolai petrovich sheremetev - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev (Николай Петрович Шереметев) (June 28 1751 (NS: July 9) – January 2 1809 (NS: January 14)) was a Russian count, the son of Petr Borisovich Sheremetev, notable grandee of the epoch of empresses Anna Ivanovna, Elizabeth Petrovna, and Catherine II.
Because of the incurable illness of Zhemchugova, who was now his wife, the Count closed the theatre in Ostankino, and on November 6 1801 he secretly married her, having first found in an archive the facts testifying to her "origin" from the Polish noble clan of Kovalev.
Sheremetev sent a letter to the tsar, informing him about his marriage with a woman "whose origin incontestably had a noble beginning" and about the birth of his son and heir.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/nikolai-petrovich-sheremetev   (565 words)

  
  Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev (Николай Петрович Шереметев) (June 28 1751 (NS: July 9) – January 2 1809 (NS: January 14)) was a Russian count, the son of Petr Borisovich Sheremetev, notable grandee of the epoch of empresses Anna Ivanovna, Elizabeth Petrovna, and Catherine II.
Sheremetev's theatre left far behind numerous other serf troupes (the only exception was the theatre of the Count A.
Sheremetev sent a letter to the tsar, informing him about his marriage with a woman "whose origin incontestably had a noble beginning" and about the birth of his son and heir.
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 Nikolai Sheremetev Information
Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev (Russian: Никола́й Петро́вич Шереметев) (June 28 1751 (NS: July 9)–January 2 1809 (NS: January 14)) was a Russian count, the son of Petr Borisovich Sheremetev, notable grandee of the epoch of empresses Anna Ivanovna, Elizabeth Petrovna, and Catherine II.
In 1796 Sheremetev was made a senator, and in March he moved to St.
Sheremetev's life proceeded in St.Petersburg, Pavlovsk, Gatchina; he was engaged in theatre much less.
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 Dancing through russia's cultural history, a review article by Margaret Black
Her portrait, by Sheremetev's famous serf artist Nikolai Argunov, is one of the many splendid color plates in the book.
Although shunned by society, Nikolai persuaded Tsar Alexander I to recognize the rights of their only son, born shortly before Praskovya's death, and devoted the rest of his life to good works.
Sheremetev's famous Petersburg residence Fountain House, where Praskovya, "the finest singer in the Russia of her day, literate and conversant with several languages," lived in hiding, bore her son, and died, reappears in the section on the Soviet era, sadly run down and jammed full of desperate inhabitants, as the home of poet Anna Akhmatova.
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 Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev (Лазарев, Михаил Петрович in Russian) (November 3, 1788 — April 11, 1851) was a Russian fleet commander and explorer, and Admiral (1843).
In 1822-1825, Lazarev circumnavigated the globe for the third time on his frigate Kreyser, conducting broad research in the fields of meteorology and ethnography.
In 1826, Lazarev became commander of the ship Azov, which would sail to the Mediterranean Sea as a part of the squadron under the command of Admiral Login Petrovich Geiden and participate in the Battle of Navarino in 1827.
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 Kuskovo maps of Moscow
Kuskovo is an extensive property, or the señorío, of the Counts Sheremetev, situated originally several miles al this of Moscow but now forming a part of the Oriental District of that city.
Kuskovo entered the family of Sheremetev the 17th century, and was chosen as a residence of summer by Boris Petrovich Sheremetev, the marshal of field and the first Russian Count.
Commissioning for Count Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev, the structure was designed by a group of its servants, inclusive Feodor Argunov, Aleksey Mironov, and Grigory Dikushin.
www.europe-top100.com /Moscow/Kuskovo-Moscow.php   (468 words)

  
 :::► Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net ◄:::
Returning to Moscow and receiving the post of director of the Moscow bank for noblemen, '''Sheremetev''' started to reconstruct his father's theatre: he engaged in special education of serf children, "certain to theatre" (Russian language Russian letters, foreign languages, music, singing, dance, diction, refined manners).
In 1796 Sheremetev was made a senator, and in March he moved to Saint Petersburg St.
Because of the incurable illness of Zhemchugova, who was now his wife, the Count closed the theatre in Ostankino, and on November 6 1801 he secretly married her, having first found in an archive the facts testifying to her "origin" from the Poland Polish noble clan of Kovalev.
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 Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev - meaning of word   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Returning to Moscow and receiving the post of director of the Moscow bank for noblemen, Sheremetev started to reconstruct his father's theatre: he engaged in special education of serf children, "certain to theatre" (Russian language letters, foreign languages, music, singing, dance, diction, refined manners).
In 1796 Sheremetev was made a senator, and in March he moved to Saint Petersburg to Catherine II of Russia's court.
Because of the incurable illness of Zhemchugova, who was now his wife, the Count closed the theatre in Ostankino, and on November 6 1801 he secretly married her, having first found in an archive the facts testifying to her "origin" from the Poland noble clan of Kovalev.
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 Nikolai Romanov
The author of the Episodic Biographies is the present head of the Romanov Family, born at Antibes, France on September 26th, 1922, son of Their Highnesses Prince Roman Petrovich and Princess Praskovia Dmitrievna, née Countess Sheremetev.
Count Dmitri Sergheevich Sheremetev, was the eldest son of Count Serge Sheremetev, a man deeply interested in Russian history, philology and literature and was much considered by Emperor Alexander III.
Count Dimitri was born in 1867, served in the Chevaliers-Gardes Cavalry Regiment in which he reached the rank of colonel and was a childhood friend of Emperor Nicholas II and his Aide de Camp.
www.nikolairomanov.com /presentation/index.html   (2859 words)

  
 Info Addon :: Russia Dance Cultural   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Her portrait, by Sheremetev’s famous serf artist Nikolai Argunov, is one of the many splendid color plates in the book.
Although shunned by society, Nikolai persuaded Tsar Alexander I to recognize the rights of their only son, born shortly before Praskovya’s death, and devoted the rest of his life to good works.
Sheremetev’s famous Petersburg residence Fountain House, where Praskovya, "the finest singer in the Russia of her day, literate and conversant with several languages," lived in hiding, bore her son, and died, reappears in the section on the Soviet era, sadly run down and jammed full of desperate inhabitants, as the home of poet Anna Akhmatova.
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 Ostankino Palace
Ostankino is a former summer residence of the Counts Sheremetev, originally situated several miles to the north from Moscow but now a part of the Moscow North-East District.
A Tcherkassky heiress married a younger son of Count Boris Petrovich Sheremetev in 1743, thereby bringing Ostankino with the rest of Cherkassky estates to the Sheremetev family.
The present wooden palace with pink plastered facades was constructed in 1791-1798 under Count Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev to a Neoclassical design by Francesco Camporesi and Pavel Argunov.
www.1bx.com /en/Ostankino_Palace.htm   (266 words)

  
 Peter the First:Movie
Aleksei Petrovich, Peter’s son by his first wife, tsarevich (heir to the throne).
Sheremetev took her from soldier Fedka (above), and she served as his washer woman.
Peter joins Field Marshall Sheremetev, The siege of a Swedish fortress on the Gulf of Finland is stymied.
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 Ostankino Palace
Ostankino is a former summer residence of the Counts Sheremetev, originally situated several miles to the north from Moscow but now a part of the Moscow North-East District.
A Tcherkassky heiress married a younger son of Count Boris Petrovich Sheremetev in 1743, thereby bringing Ostankino with the rest of Cherkassky estates to the Sheremetev family.
The present wooden palace with pink plastered facades was constructed in 1791-1798 under Count Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev to a Neoclassical design by Francesco Camporesi and Pavel Argunov.
www.dejavu.org /cgi-bin/get.cgi?ver=93&url=http://articles.gourt.com/%22http%3A%2F%2Farticles.gourt.com%2F%3Farticle%3DOstankino   (266 words)

  
 Count Sheremetev’s Theater of Wood and Light
When his father died and he became heir to the family fortune, Sheremetev decided to rebuild one of their properties, the Ostankino estate, as a magnificent Theater Palace.
If you are lucky to get tickets to one of the Sheremetev Season concerts held in the theater, be sure to sit still; the zipper of a purse opening sounds like a low-flying plane.
For Count Sheremetev, illumination was part of the theatrical experience of his evenings.
www.passportmagazine.ru /article/125   (1053 words)

  
 Ostankino   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Ostankino is a former summer residence of the Counts Sheremetev, originally situated several miles to the north from Moscow but now a part of the Moscow North-East District.
A Tcherkassky heiress married a younger son of Count Boris Petrovich Sheremetev in 1743, thereby bringing Ostankino with the rest of Cherkassky estates to the Sheremetev family.
Designed specially for Parasha Zhemchugova, a peasant opera singer turned Countess Sheremetev, it is still used as a concert hall through the summer season.
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 Amazon.com: "Count Sheremetev": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The newly-created position of nachal'nik was a purely honorary one: Count Sheremetev was a military man, adjutant to the Tsarevich and, according to Rimsky- Korsakov, `not even a dilettante in music'.
Count Sheremetev rearranged the rooms at the Fountain House so that all his public life was conducted on its left,...
The building, which once belonged to the family of Count Sheremetev, was transferred to the state after the rev- olution.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Ostankino is a former summer residence of the Counts Sheremetev, originally situated several miles to the north from Moscow but now a part of the Moscow North-East District.
The present wooden palace with pink plastered facades was constructed in 1791-1798 under Count Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev to a Neoclassicism design by Francesco Camporesi and Pavel Argunov.
Designed specially for Zhemchugova, a peasant opera singer turned Countess Sheremetev, it is still used as a concert hall.
www.onet.pl.maturalny.com /en/Ostankino   (264 words)

  
 Dancing Through Russia's Cultural History
Like Scheherazade, Figes holds his audience’s rapt attention by clever use of tales and anecdotes.
Tsar Peter has barely ordered the piles driven into the swamps out of which St. Petersburg emerges when Figes interrupts to tell the story of Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev, 18
-century scion of a family "almost twice as rich as any other Russian noble family." Nikolai’s enthusiasms were many and various and he gratified every one of them.
www.springharborpress.com /dancing_through_russia's_cultural_history.htm   (2054 words)

  
 Galitzine 3
Pss Maria, *1789, +1832; m.Alexei Petrovich Skuratov (*1800 +1836)
Pss Ekaterina, *1799, +1879; m.Pavel Petrovich Skuratov (*1793 +1838)
Pss Natalia, *27.5.1741, +I.1792; m.Sergei Vasilievich Sheremetev (+1773)
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 Russian Bride Guide. About Russia, Architects.
Possessing all technique of the mature Russian baroque, Blank simultaneously paved the way for early classicism, achieving strict balance of weights, grace of decorative details.
In 1762-81 he built in earl I.L.Vorontsov's manor in Rozhdestvenka street the church of Nikolai Chudotvorets in Zvonari.
He acted as "grace consultant" at construction of P.B. Sheremetev's manor in Kuskovo.
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 History of Moscow and regional towns
Sheremetev consulted several architects, domestic and foreign, but, in the absence of specific information, the question of who finally did design the wooden mansion remains unanswered.
Quarenghi's involvement in the planning of the mansion could be explained by the fact that he had won first prize in the first architectural contest in Russia, and the count would not miss the chance to have a winner design his new building.
Sheremetev had established a special school, where Russian and foreign teachers trained his artists, singers and dancers.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Kuskovo is an extensive Estate (house), or Manorialism, of the Counts Sheremetev, originally situated several miles to the east of Moscow but now forming a part of the East District of that city.
The Kuskovo palace was constructed near one of the ponds in 1769-65 in a fine Neoclassicism style.
You may redistribute it,verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the GFDL.
www.onet.pl.maturalny.com /en/Kuskovo   (400 words)

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