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Ivan Fyodorov
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haggaeus
N 55° 45.547 E 037° 37.441
37U E 413653 N 6180128
Quick Description: Memorial of the first Russian book printer.
Location: Russia
Date Posted: 8/23/2009 11:35:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM72DQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
Ivan Fedorov (1520-1583) is considered to be the pioneer of Russian, Ukrainian and Belarussian printing. On March 1, 1564, he printed The Apostle, which is the first exactly dated Russian book.
In 1870, a statue by sculptor S.M.Volnuhin was placed in Teatralny Proezd, close to the former Printing Court at Nikolskaya St.
URL of the statue: [Web Link]

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