Ministry of National Education (Russian Empire)

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Ministry of National Education building in Saint Petersburg

The Ministry of National Education, also translated as Ministry of National Enlightenment, was a government ministry in the Russian Empire which oversaw science and education. It was in existence from 1802 to 1817 and from 1824 to 1917. From 1817 to 1824, it was part of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Public Education.

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