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Petr Dmitrievich Boborykin

writer

Petr Boborykin, USSR Writer.

Background

Boborykin, Petr was born on August 27, 1836 in Nizhnii Novgorod (now Gorkii).

Education

Studied at Kazan’ and Derpt universities.

Career

Editor and publisher of the magazine Biblioteka dlia chtenia in the 1860s. From the 1890s lived mainly abroad. Chronicler of literary, political and society life for half a century.

Extremely prolific writer of novels, sociological sketches, and memoirs. His 12-volume collected works were published in Petersburg, 1897.