Anna Davidovna Abamelik-Lazareva
|Anna Davidovna Abamelik-Lazareva|
April 15, 1814|
Saint-Petersburg, Russian Empire
|Died||November 25, 1889
|Occupation||translator, public figure|
|Partner(s)||David Semyonovich Abamelik|
Anna Davidovna Abamelik-Lazareva (Lazarian) (Armenian: Աննա Դավթի Աբամելիք-Լազարևա (Լազարյան)) (Baratinskaya, April 15, 1814 in Saint-Petersburg - November 25, 1889 in Saint-Petersburg) was a Russian-Armenian translator, lady-in-waiting, socialite and public figure. She was recognized as one of the most beautiful women of Russia of her times.
Abamelik-Lazareva married to the governor of Kazan, Irakli Baratinsky, the brother of Russian poet Yevgeny Baratynsky. She knew English, French, Armenian and German, translated poems by Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov, etc. and published them in Europe, also translated some prominent European poets into Russian.
- Е. Скворцова Живые картины Анны Абамелек, СПб, Митра-Глосса, 2009, с. 2
- Armenian Concise Encyclopedia, Ed. by acad. K. Khudaverdian, Yerevan, 1990, Vol. 1, p. 8