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Madame Swetchine (1782–1857)

Swetchine, Anne Sophie (svech-ën’). A Russian society dame and letter-writer; born at Moscow, 1782; died at Paris, Sept. 10, 1857. At St. Petersburg her drawing-room was frequented by scholars and men of science; after 1815 she resided in Paris. She was the friend and correspondent of many of the Catholic notables of France,—Joseph de Maistre, Lacordaire, de Falloux, etc. Her ‘Life and Works’ was published in 2 vols.; and her ‘Letters’ in several volumes.