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Fedor Glinka (1786–1880)

Glinka, Fedor Nikolaevich (glink’kä). A Russian poet, historian, and essayist; born in Smolensk in 1786; died at Tver, March 6, 1880. He distinguished himself in the campaign of Austerlitz at eighteen, but upon falling into disfavor at court gave up an army career for literature. ‘Letters of a Russian Officer on the Campaigns of 1805–6 and 1812–15,’ ‘Presents to Russian Soldiers,’ and ‘The Liberation of Little Russia,’ are the best known of his books. He also translated the Psalms and the Book of Job into verse.