Simbirsk


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Simbirsk:

see UlyanovskUlyanovsk
, city (1989 pop. 625,000), capital of Ulyanovsk region, W central European Russia, a port on the Volga and Svigaya rivers. It is a major rail and water transport center and trades in grain, wool, and potash.
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Simbirsk

 

until 1924, the name of Ul’ianovsk, the administrative center of Ul’ianovsk Oblast, RSFSR.

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Simbirsk

a city in W central Russia on the River Volga: birthplace of Lenin (V. I. Ulyanov). Pop.: 639 000 (2005 est.)
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The completion of the Belgorod Line in 1653 reduced the need for strel'tsy to defend the Arzamas Line, while more Kazan manpower was needed farther south to man the new Simbirsk Line under construction from 1640.
In this context another development is transformation of Ulyanovsk {former Simbirsk which was renamed as Ulyanovsk in honor of Vladimir Ulyanov (Lenin) who was born there in 1870 ( Ulyanovsk, 2013)} into a combined U.S.-Russian transit centre to move U.S.
The book titled "Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs" (1771-1776; "[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in Russian, 1773-1788) summarizes the field trips taken in the vicinity of Simbirsk, Orenburg, the Southern Urals, Southern Siberia and Lake Baikal.
Jahrhunderts auch in den Lehrerbildungsanstalten, solchen wie an der Abteilung der Padagogik der Russischen Universitat in Riga, am Deutschen Lehrerseminar zu Mitau; an Mittelschulen, Gymnasien, Armeeschulen, Kommerzschulen, verschiedenen Berufsschulen in damaligem zaristischen Russland-Eriwan, Jekaterinburg, Kasan, Kaunas, Mazeikiai, Lodz, Moskau, Odessa, Orl, Polozk, Noworossijsk, Sankt- Petersburg, Simbirsk, Tallinn, Tiflis, Tomsk, Riga, Vilnius, Witebsk), in England, China (Peking), Deutschland, Finnland und sogar in Brasilien und noch anderen Staaten.
The sixteen "famine" provinces were: Kazan, Simbirsk, Perm, Saratov, Samara, Riazan, Tambov, Orel, Tula, Smolensk, Ufa, Nizhnyi Novgorod, Kharkov, Orenburg, Voronezh, and Peuza.
1870: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin), Russian revolutionary leader, was born in Simbirsk. 1884: A major earthquake (by UK standards) hit Colchester and parts of East Anglia, measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale.
Her second chapter focuses on the competing images of Catherine's tours down the Volga to 'Asia' (Simbirsk) and Radishchev's Journey from Petersburg to Moscow at the end of the eighteenth century.
Born in 1870 in the quiet provincial town of Simbirsk, he came from a prosperous, respectable family of mixed Jewish and Russian origin, who were Christians and members of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The Chancellery of the Kazan' Palace (the region's governing office), for example, directed a convent in Simbirsk to establish the first convent in nearby Alatyr'.
Full details of the shameful 1919 edict in a district of remote Simbirsk emerged only after a telegram from revolutionary leader Lenin was discovered.
Historian Ivan Sivoplys - who discovered the telegram - claimed the bawdy Bolsheviks in Simbirsk region were seeking some lewd fun after enduring two years of the grim Russian Revolution.