Aleksandr Vasilevich Khrapovitskii

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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.


Dnevnik 1782–1793, St. Petersburg, 2nd ed. Moscow, 1901.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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