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Alexander Yakhontov (b. 1820)

Yakhontov, Alexander Nikolaiewich (yä-kon-tof’). A Russian politician and poet; born in the district of Pskov, June 28, 1820. He wrote for Russian journals (1843–89) a mass of lyrical and satirical poems, from which appeared a ‘Collection’ in 1884. He also published several popular historical and scientific works and translations, and translations from Goethe and Lessing.