Kazan Gymnasium

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Kazan Gymnasium was a gymnasium of Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. It is notable for its alumnus, Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky, who graduated from the school in 1807.[1] Other notable alumni include Ivan Shishkin, a Russian landscape artist,[2] and Gavrila Derzhavin, a poet.[3]

The school was established during the reign of Elizabeth of Russia.[4]


  1. ^ Lapin, Sergey Alexandrovich. "Kazan Gymnasium (page 5)" (pdf). Nikolay Ivanovich Lobachevsky. Washington State University - Department of Mathematics. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Shishkin Ivan Ivanovich. (January 13, 1832 - March 8, 1898)". Biographies. Tanais.info. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  3. ^ Kuska, Anna. "Gavrila Derzhavin Russian Writer". BellaOnline. Minerva. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  4. ^ Lewis, David E. (3 April 2012). "1.3 The Universities and Technological Institutions". Early Russian Organic Chemists and Their Legacy. Springer. Retrieved 17 August 2012.