Vishniakov, Nikolai Petrovich

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Vishniakov, Nikolai Petrovich


Born 1844; year of death unknown. Moscow merchant.

Vishniakov wrote his memoirs History of the Merchant Family the Vishniakovs (parts 1-3, 1903-11), which contains material about the formation of the Russian bourgeoisie in the 18th and 19th centuries and about the world view, culture, customs, and daily life of the Moscow merchantry in the second quarter of the 19th century.


Kafengauz, B. B. “Kupecheskie memuary.” In Moskovskii krai v ego proshlom. Moscow, 1928.
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