Aleksandr Khrapovitskii

Khrapovitskii, Aleksandr Vasil’evich

 

Born Mar. 7 (18), 1749; died Dec. 29 (Jan. 9), 1801. Russian state figure and writer.

Khrapovitskii served as a secretary to Catherine II from 1783 to 1793 and helped edit her translations and other works. His diary is a valuable source for the history of domestic and foreign policy. Khrapovitskii also wrote poems, fables, and tragedies.

WORKS

Dnevnik 1782–1793, St. Petersburg, 2nd ed. Moscow, 1901.