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Natalia Aleksandrovna Herzen

Natalia Herzen, USSR Literary historian.

Background

  • Herzen, Natalia was born in 1844.

  • Career

    • Eldest daughter of A. Herzen. Lived with her father in the different countries of his exile in Western Europe. After his death, settled in Switzerland.

      Became the main guardian of the heritage of her father and his circle (Ogarev, Bakunin and others). Welcomed the 1917 Revolution in Russia, but later became bitterly disappointed with the Communist government.

    Religion

    Religious moral codes pervert people outside their group as less moral. Thus, religion is socially divisive and its effect is harmful for society.

    Views

    Individuals have rights to express freedom if it safeguarde the interests of a collective.

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    Born 1844
    Died 1936
    (aged 92)
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