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Peter Krapotkin (1842–1921)

Krapotkin, Peter Alexeyevich, Prince (krä-pot’kin). A Russian scientist, revolutionist, editor, lecturer, and author; born at Moscow, Dec. 9, 1842; died in 1921. He was in the Russian army for a time, and made extensive journeys in Siberia and Manchuria. Charged with anarchist affiliations, he was imprisoned two years in Russia, escaped, founded the anarchist paper La Révolte in Geneva (1879), and after being expelled from Switzerland in 1881, commenced a crusade against the Russian government in the English and French press. He lectured in various parts of the world; is the author of ‘To Young People’ (1881); ‘Words of a Revolutionist’ (1885); ‘In Russian and French Prisons’ (1887); ‘In Search of Bread’ (1892); and pamphlets on nihilistic subjects: ‘Prosperity for All’ (1896); ‘Memoirs of a Revolutionist’ (1899); ‘Mutual Aid’ (1902).