Timofei Nikolajewitsch Granowski

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Portrait of the historian Timofei Granovsky by Pyotr Sakharov-Chechenets , 1845
Timofei Nikolajewitsch Granowski

Timofey Granovsky ( Russian Тимофей Николаевич Грановский ; scientific. Transliteration Timothy Nikolaevič Granovskii ; born March 9, jul. / 21st March  1813 greg. In Orel , † October 4 jul. / 16th October  1855 greg. In Moscow ) was a Russian historian .

Granowski was a professor of history at Moscow University and is considered the founder of Russian Medieval studies . His friend Alexander Herzen set a monument for him in his memoirs. Granovsky was also friends with Stankevich and Ogaryov .


  • Alexander Hearts : My Life: Memoirs and Reflections . Vol. 1 (of 3). Berlin: construction in 1962 (translated from Russian by Hertha v. Schulz)

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Granowski's wife Jelisaveta Bogdanovna, painted in watercolors by Kirill Gorbunow in the 1840s