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Dostoyevsky, Feodor Mikhailovich(Encyclopedia)Dostoyevsky or Dostoevsky, Feodor Mikhailovich fyô´dr mkh´lvch dstyf´sk [key], 1821–81, Russian novelist, one of the towering figures of world literature. Early Life and Work D...
Feodor I(Encyclopedia)Feodor I (Feodor Ivanovich)fyô´dr, vä´nvch [key], 1557–98, czar of Russia (1584–98), son of Ivan IV (Ivan the Terrible). Weak and incompetent, he left the government in the hands of hi...
Carr, Edward Hallett(Encyclopedia)Carr, Edward Hallett, 1892–1982, English political scientist and historian. Educated at Cambridge, he was in the diplomatic service until 1936, professor of international relations (1936–47) at Un...
Feodor II(Encyclopedia)Feodor II, 1589–1605, czar of Russia (1605). He succeeded his father, Boris Godunov, but was assassinated when the first false Dmitri was proclaimed czar. ...
Feodor III(Encyclopedia)Feodor III, 1661–82, czar of Russia (1676–82), son and successor of Alexis. Although an invalid, Feodor strove to carry out reforms. In 1681 he abolished the system of precedence among the boyar f...
Martens, Feodor(Encyclopedia)Martens, Feodor fyô´dr mär´tyns [key], 1845–1909, Russian diplomat and authority on international law. He became an official in the foreign ministry in 1868 and was professor of internationa...
Kulakov, Feodor(Encyclopedia)Kulakov, Feodor fyô´dr koo´läkôf [key], 1918–78, Soviet political leader. A member of the Communist party after 1940, Kulakov held various agricultural management positions before becoming ...
Sologub, Feodor(Encyclopedia)Sologub, Feodor fyô´dr slgoop´ [key], pseud. of Feodor Kuzmich Teternikov, 1863–1927, Russian poet and prose writer. By profession a schoolteacher and as a poet one of the older symbolist...
Lynen, Feodor(Encyclopedia)Lynen, Feodor f´dôr l´nn [key], 1911–79, German biochemist, grad. Univ. of Munich (Ph.D. 1937). He began teaching at the Max Planck Institute for Cell Chemistry in Munich in 1947. His res...
Omsk(Encyclopedia)Omsk ômsk [key], city (1989 pop. 1,148,000), capital of Omsk region, W Siberian Russia, at the confluence of the Irtysh and Om rivers and on the Trans-Siberian RR. It is a major river port and produc...
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