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Rzhevsky Alexei Andreyevich

 

   
  Rzhevsky Alexei Andreyevich 
   
 
 
  Rzhevsky Alexei Andreyevich 1737-1804

Senator, deputy at the Code Commission, president of the Medical College (Ministry). Literary man, translator, vice-director of the Russian Academy; friend of M.M. Kheraskov and G.R.Derzhavin. A well-known mason. His first wife Alexandra Fedotovna, bom Kamenskaya (1740-1769), poetess, is buried in the St. Lazarus burial vault. His second wife was Glafira Ivanovna Aly-mova (1758-1826), the Smolny Institute graduate.
Gravestone in the form of a granite urn on a pedestal, with
a snake coiled around the urn, and a poetical epitaph. Un
known master, 1800s.
 
Russia. St.-Petersburg. The Necropolis of the 18th century.
 

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