Faddey Venediktovich Bulgarin

Bulgarin, Faddey Venediktovich (fədyāˈ vĭnyədyēkˈtəvĭch bŏlgäˈrēn) [key], 1789–1859, Russian journalist and novelist, b. Poland. Bulgarin's original name was Tadeusz Bulharyn. In 1825 he and Nicholas Grech founded the influential conservative daily Northern Bee, in which he inveighed against liberal writers, notably Pushkin. He wrote several historical novels, including Ivan Vyzhigin (1830, tr. 1831).

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