Alexey Galakhov

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Alexey Dmitrievich Galakhov
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Born Алексей Дмитриевич Галахов
(1807-01-13)January 13, 1807
Sapozhok, Ryazan Governorate, Russian Empire
Died November 16, 1892(1892-11-16) (aged 85)
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
Occupation literary historian
Awards The Uvarov Prize

Alexey Dmitrievich Galakhov (Андре′й Дми′триевич Гала′хов, January 13, 1807, Sapozhok, Ryazan Governorate, Russian Empire, November 16, 1892, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire) was a Russian author and literary historian, best known for his Russian Reader for Children (1842), and The History of Russian Literature, Old and New (1863—1875). Galakhov, the Professor at the Saint Petersburg History and Philology Institute, contributed regularly to numerous high profile magazines, most notably, Andrey Krayevsky's Otechestvennye Zapiski where from 1839 till 1856 he published more than 900 articles and reviews, occasionally under the pseudonym Sto Odin (One Hundred and One). He was the author of several novelettes and books of memoirs.[1]

Selected bibliography


  • The Russian Reader for Children (1842)
  • The History of the Russian Literature, Old and New (1863–1875)


  • The Old Mirror (Staroye zerkalo, Старое зеркало, 1845)
  • The Error (Oshibka, Ошибка, 1846)
  • Puppet Comedy (Kukolnaya komediya, Кукольная комедия, 1847)
  • Transformation (Prevrashcheniye, Превращение, 1847)


  • From the Notes of One Man (Из записок человека, 1847–1848)
  • My Contribution to Magazines (Моё сотрудничество в журналах, 1886)
  • The Moscow Literary Cofee-House in 1930s-1840s (Литературная кофейня в Москве в 1830–1840-х гг., 1886)
  • The 1840s (Сороковые годы, 1892)


  1. S.Vengerov (2000). "Alexey Dmitrievich Galakhov". Russian Biographical Dictionary. Retrieved 2014-01-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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