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Shishkov (Шишков) Aleksander Semenovich
Russian statesman, vice admiral, philologist. In 1772-1798, was in the Navy. In 1796, he was elected an academician of the St. Peterburg Academy, since 1813, was the president of the Academy, in 1821-1828 was the Secretary of Education. During his office in the Academy he studied the origins and development of the Russian language.
Shishkov was author of Tsar Alexanders’s manifestoes throughout the Napoleonic War.
Russia, 2001, Aleksander Shishkov
Russia, 2004, 250th Birth Anniversary of Shishkov