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Sergey Glinka (1774?–1847)

Glinka, Sergey Nikolaevich (glink’kä). A Russian poet and writer of juvenile literature; brother of Fedor; born in Smolensk in 1774 or 1771; died at Moscow in 1847. He entered the military service and rose to the rank of major, when he retired. His literary work was devoted mainly to the young and their training. ‘Readings for Children,’ ‘History of Russia for the Use of Boys and Girls,’ and similar books, are highly esteemed. He also composed a few plays in verse, edited the Russian Messenger, and translated Young’s ‘Night Thoughts.’