Shubinskii, Sergei

Shubinskii, Sergei Nikolaevich


Born June 2 (14), 1834, in Moscow; died May 28 (June 10), 1913, in St. Petersburg. Russian historian and journalist.

A graduate of the Moscow Institute of the Nobility, Shubinskii served in the military from 1854 until 1887, achieving the rank of major general. He was a popularizer of Russian history of the 18th and first half of the 19th centuries. From 1875 to 1879 he edited the journal Drevniaia i novaia Rossiia (Ancient and New Russia); in 1880 he founded and became the editor of Istoricheskii vestnik (Historical Journal). Shubinskii held conservative, monarchist views.


Sobranie anekdotov o kn. G. A. Potemkine-Tavrichskom, 2nd ed. St. Petersburg, 1869.
Istoricheskie ocherki i rasskazy, 6th ed. St. Petersburg, 1911.
Ocherki iz zhizni i bytaproshlogo vremeni. St. Petersburg, 1888.