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Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Saint Petersburg, Russia - Moujiks au Marche aux Grains
L'Univers Pittoresque, 1838
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Moujiks au Marche aux Grains
L'Univers Pittoresque, 1838
Saint Petersburg, Russia - Grand Review at St.Petersburg, 1874
The Art Journal for 1879, New York. D. Appleton & Co. 1879
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Grand Review at St.Petersburg, 1874
The Art Journal for 1879, New York. D. Appleton & Co. 1879
Saint Petersburg, Russia - Porter's Travels in Russia and Sweden, 1809
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Porter's Travels in Russia and Sweden, 1809

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1703 - May 27 - Saint Petersburg (Leningrad) founded by Russian Tsar Peter the Great

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1713 - Capitol moved from Russia to Saint Petersburg

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1868 - St. Peterburg has a Chinese library of 11,607 volumes, 1,178 wood engravings and 276 manuscripts.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
September 5, 1868
1870 - The first musical paper ever published in Russia has lately appeared at St. Petersburg.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
January 15, 1870
1880 - Electric trams were first experimentally installed in Saint Petersburg, Russia, invented and tested by Fyodor Pirotsky as early as 1880.

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News  1886 - Another Nihilistic plot having been discovered in the neighborhood of the royal palaces at St. Petersburg,
it stands the Czar in hand to have another bolt put on his door, if there is room for it, and have...Read MORE...

News  1888 - A recent accident to the Czar's train near St. Petersburg resulted in the killing of twenty-one persons.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
November 3, 1888
News  1892 - December 18 – The Nutcracker ballet with music by Tchaikovsky is premiered at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, Russia.

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December 18, 1892
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1905 - Demonstrators staged at Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg to present a petition to the csar; Imperial Guard fired on the crowd, killed around 200, wounded 800

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1906
Saint Petersburg, the capital of the Russian Empire and of the government of St. Petersburg,...Read MORE...

1914 - September 1 - Saint Petersburg in Russia changes its name to Petrograd.

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September 1, 1914
1924 - January 26 – Petrograd (Saint Petersburg) is renamed Leningrad

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January 26, 1924

Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Adams
flag  Lousia Catherine ADAMS (12 August 1811 , Saint Petersburg, Russia - 15 September 1812 , Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Balanchine
flag  George BALANCHINE (22 January 1904, Saint Petersburg, Russia - 30 April 1983, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam))
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


ADAMS
flag  Lousia Catherine ADAMS (12 August 1811 , Saint Petersburg, Russia - 15 September 1812 , Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Rasputin
  Grigori RASPUTIN (21 January 1869, Pokrovskoye, Russia - 30 December 1916, Saint Petersburg, Russia)
 

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Cemeteries in Saint Petersburg, Russia

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