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Evgraf Petrovich Kovalevskii

educationalist

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.