Add to favorite
 

   

 Alexander Herzen


Born:   On March 25 (on April 6) 1812
Deceased:   9 on January (21), 1870

Well-known Russian writer and revolutionary.

      

Alexander Herzen started his revolutionary activities under the influence of great utopian socialists. In 1834 together with Ogaryov and others he was exile to Perm, and then to Vyatka. Upon return to Moscow Herzen became one of the leaders of the Westernizers and opposed the Slavophiles. Despite disagreements with the Slavophiles, Alexander Herzen, nevertheless, personally believed that the socialism in Russia would grow up from the peasant community. This mistake was mostly due to his disappointment in the political system of Western Europe. In 1851 the Senate decided to attaint him and claim him an exile. From 1857 Alexander Herzen published in London his well-known collection The Pole Star and the Kolokol journal, where he demanded public court, liberation of peasants, abolition of censorship, and other reforms. The works by Herzen had a great impact on upbringing of the young generation of revolutionaries.


Tags: Writers Alexander Herzen Revolutionaries   








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Graffiti  Nude  Woodwork  Sun  Vladivostok  Moscow Zoo  St. Petersburg  Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow  Sticky Jam Festival  Historical Exhibitions  Russian tourism  children  Concerts in Saint Petersburg  Russian Cinema  Festivals in Moscow  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Vauxhall Center  Multimedia  Exhibitions in Moscow  Sviyazhsk   Zlatoust   Fashion  Russian business  Moscow  Federal Tax Service  Russian art  Russian regions  Lilac Museum  Stanislavsky Award  Sochi Olympic Games 2014  Oleg Anofriyev  travel to Russia  Brussels  book hotel in Samara  Monuments  Moscow Architecture  Faberge  Russian investigators  Aeroexpress  Archeology  Mail.ru Group  Russian Me  Russian opposition  archaeological expedition  Christmas  Paul I  FIFA world cup 2018 tickets  Nature Reserves  Artstory  Russian circus 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites