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Olsufiev Adam Vasilievich


  Olsufiev Adam Vasilievich  

Olsufiev Adam VasilievichOlsufiev Adam Vasilievich 1721-1784

State secretary of Catherine II, senator. One of the closest advisors to the Empress, knew six foreign languages, translated drama pieces. Headed the Committee on Imperial Theatres Management. Honoured member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences and Academy of Arts.
Fenced-in marble sarcophagus by an unknown master. 1780s.

Russia. St.-Petersburg. The Necropolis of the 18th century.