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Vsevolod Krestovsky (1840–1895)

Krestovsky, Vsevolod Vladimirovich (kres-tof’skē). A Russian military officer and historian; born at Kiev, Feb. 11, 1840; died in 1895. He, published an account of his experiences during the Turkish War (1877), in ‘Twenty Months in the Active Army’ (1879). He is best known, however, as a novelist: his ‘Not the First nor the Last’ (1859); ‘The Sphinx’ (1860); ‘Slums of St. Petersburg’ (1867); ‘Egyptian Darkness’; etc., enjoying great popularity in Russia and Germany.