Lev Maximovich Maximovich (1754 - until 1816) - geographer , writer and translator .
|Lev Maksimovich Maksimovich|
|Date of Birth||1754|
|Place of Birth||Pereyaslavl|
|Occupation||geographer , writer|
Of the nobles, the son of a priest. He received his primary education at the Pereyaslavl Theological Seminary. In September 1775 he petitioned to let him go to the Kiev Academy to teach languages. From 1775 until the fall of 1779 he studied, including French, at the Kiev Theological Academy. On February 12, 1779, he began serving as an archivist in the Oryol vicerious government. In April 1779 he retired. On June 30, 1779, on an examination in knowledge of the Latin language, he began his studies at Moscow University , while he studied at the university gymnasiums. A student of the Friendly Scientist Society and I. E. Schwartz, whose lectures he listened to in 1779-1782. Member of the University Pet Assembly. Translator, writer. Employee of "Evening Dawn" (1782), "Resting Worker." Geographer, historian, publisher.
From February 28, 1782 to 1796 he served in the Moscow Archive of the College of Foreign Affairs. Since February 28, 1783, the actuary.
Mason , a member of the Moscow box "Sphinx", her secretary in 1784-1785.
In 1793-1796, a college assessor. He served in the same archive: in 1793 in translations, in 1796 in the library. After the death of F.I. Miller in 1783, he looked at the library of the archive. November 23, 1797 filed a letter of resignation from the specified archive. Since 1798, a court adviser. In 1806-1810 a college adviser. Second editor, in 1806 editor of the 1st expedition of the Law Drafting Commission (“ Code of Laws of the Russian Empire ”). He taught at Moscow University, since 1807 its honorary member.
- He translated the work of Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa on monastic life (1787).
- Based on the one-volume “Geographical Lexicon of the Russian State” by F. A. Polunin (1773), L. Maksimovich created the “New and Complete Geographical Dictionary of the Russian State” in 7 volumes, published in the printing house of Moscow University in 1788-1789 and containing a total of about 2,000 entries. Later, in collaboration with Afanasy Shchekatov , L. Maksimovich was preparing a new edition of the Geographical Dictionary, published in Moscow in 1801-1809.
- In 1808 he published old Russian legislative collections (Russian Truth, The Judicial Code of Tsar Ivan Vasilievich and The Code of the Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich )
- Compiled "Index of Russian Laws" (1803-1812). The publication of the Index was first planned in the private printing house of V. S. Kryazhev , I. I. Gauthier and I. May in Moscow , but was implemented in St. Petersburg .
- New and complete geographic dictionary of the Russian state. Moscow, University Printing House of N. Novikov, 1788-1789.
- Part I: AJ. 1788. The electronic version on the website of the RSL , Google Books
- Part II: ZK. 1788. The electronic version on the website of the RSL , Google Books
- Part III: LN 1788. The electronic version on the website of the RSL , Google Books
- Part IV: O-R. 1788. The electronic version on the website of the RSL , Google Books
- Part V: CT. 1789. The electronic version on the website of the RSL , Google Books
- Part VI: U-Ө. 1789. The electronic version on the website of the RSL , Google Books
- Grigoryev S.V. Biographical Dictionary. Natural science and technology in Karelia. - Petrozavodsk: Karelia, 1973. - S. 151. - 269 p. - 1000 copies.
- Maksimovich, Leo // Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary : in 86 volumes (82 volumes and 4 additional). - SPb. , 1890-1907.
- Serkov A.I. Russian Freemasonry. 1731-2000 Encyclopedic Dictionary. Russian Political Encyclopedia, 2001 .-- 1224 p. - 3,000 copies. - ISBN 5-8243-0240-5 .