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Nikoláy Khmelnítsky (1789–1846)

Khmelnítsky, Nikoláy Ivánovich (ċhmel-nits’skē-ē). A Russian writer of comedy (1789–1846). He contributed largely to the reformation and elevation of the Russian stage, both by his original productions and by his translations of Regnard, Molière, and other great masters. Among his comedies are: ‘The Babblers’; ‘Air Castles’; ‘The Waverer.’ He wrote also a historical drama: ‘Zenobius Bogdan; or, The Incorporation of Little Russia.’