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Evgraf Petrovich Kovalevskii

Evgraf Kovalevskii, USSR Educationalist.

Background

  • Kovalevskii, Evgraf was born on December 30, 1865 in Petersburg.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Moscow University in law in 1887.

    Career

    • Worked at the Ministry of Education, tried to introduce a European education system in Russian schools. Prepared reports on education for the Duma, 1907-1917. Prepared a law of universal primary education by 1922, sanctioned by the Duma.

      Member of the Russian Church Council, 1917-1918. Emigrated to France in 1919. Organized the teaching of Russian in French schools.

    Religion

    All religious orders impose irrational rules of good and bad behaviour.

    Views

    Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.

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    Born December 30, 1865
    Died 1941
    (aged 75)
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