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1842—Pyotr Kropotkin, prince, anarchist, scholar, is born.

1836—The premiere of Mikhail Glinkas Life for the Tzar (Ivan Susanin), the first Russian classical national opera.

1801—Darya Saltykova, also know as Saltychikha, a land-lady, is born.
She is mostly known for her cruelty towards her serfs. She tortures to death over a 100 peasants. She is arrested for her brutality and incarcerated in a convent cell, where she dies afterwards.

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