Karl von Struve
Struve's parents were Johanna HF Bartels and Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Struve . In 1835, when Karl Struve was born, Tsar Nikolaus I asked Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Struve about the construction of the Pulkowo observatory , which he supervised from 1839 to 1862 as director.
Karl von Struve was a half-brother of Otto Wilhelm von Struve and Bernhard Wassiljewitsch Struve, a tsarist privy councilor and governor of Perm and Astrakhan . Karl von Struve was a great-uncle of Otto von Struve . He married Maria Nikolajewna Annenkowa, daughter of General Nikolaj Annenkow and sister of General Mikhail Nikolajewitsch Annenkow .
From 1873 to 1905 he was successively the Russian envoy in Tokyo , Washington, DC and The Hague . In Washington he lived in a property in Farragut Square, in the neighborhood of Senator Leland Stanford . From 1882 to 1892 he received frequent visits from leading politicians in the United States: Theodore Roosevelt , Henry Adams and James G. Blaine .
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|Eugen von Bützow||Russian envoy to Japan
1873 to 1882
|Mikhail Fyodorovich Bartolomei|
Russian envoy to the United States from
1882 to 1892
|Pyotr Alexeyevich Capnist||
Russian envoy to the Netherlands from
1892 to 1905
|SURNAME||Struve, Karl von|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Кирилл Васильевич Струве|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Russian diplomat|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 26, 1835|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Tartu|
|DATE OF DEATH||July 8, 1907|