"Love Tyrannises All the Ages": The Decembrists of Siberia


Subject:
History By Place , Russia

Description:
Description of the city of Irkutsk, in Siberia, where young officers from a secret society were exiled following an unsuccessful December 1825 uprising in St. Petersburg, Russia. Includes a brief overview of the event, and information about the the wives who followed their husbands into exile and their legacy on this area in Russia. Includes recent photos of the area. From the author of a Russian travel book.

Creator:
Hamilton, Dominic

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nomadom.net/russia/decembrists.htm


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