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Russian Biographical Dictionary
... The Russian Biographical Dictionary (RBD, Russian Русский биографический словарь) is a Russian-language biographical ... as one of the most comprehensive Russian biographical sources for the 19th and early 20th century period ...

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    Biography, in its purer form, confined to the ended lives of the true and brave, may be held the fairest meed of human virtue—one given and received in entire disinterestedness—since neither can the biographer hope for acknowledgment from the subject, not the subject at all avail himself of the biographical distinction conferred.
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