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Bri︠u︡s, I︠A︡. V. (I︠A︡kov Vilimovich), 1670-1735

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Personal name headingBri︠u︡s, I︠A︡. V. (I︠A︡kov Vilimovich), 1670-1735
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Variant(s)Bri︠u︡s, I︠A︡kov Vilimovich, 1670-1735
Bruce, Jacob, 1670-1735
Брюс, Я. В. (Яков Вилимович), 1670-1735
Брюс, Яков Вилимович, 1670-1735
Birth date1670
Death date1735
Profession or occupationStatesmen Scientists Soldiers Linguists
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inSavelʹeva, E. A. Biblioteka I︠A︡.V. Bri︠u︡sa, 1989.
NUC, pre-1956 (hdg.: Bri︠u︡s, I︠A︡kov Vilimovich, graf, 1670-1735)
Collis, R. Petrine instauration, 2012, ©2012: ECIP data (Jacob Bruce) change request (Jacob Bruce; 1669-1735)
RIA Novosti, viewed online 4 June 2020: (Брюс Яков Вилимович (1670-1735) = Bri︠u︡s I︠A︡kov Vilimovich: descended from Scottish counts, born in Moscow or Pskov. Russian statesman, diplomat and scientist, associate of Peter the Great. Fought in Crimean capaigns 1687, 1689 in Russo-Turkish War, Azov campaigns 1695-96; Battle of Poltava 1709, for which he received Order of St. Andrew. In 1721 was named one of the first Russian counts. 1701 in Moscow founded first Russian observatory. Amassed a science library of 1,500 volumes, now part of the Russian Academy of Sciences Library in St. Petersburg. Knew 6 languages, authored first Russian-Dutch/Dutch-Russian dictionary. Died at his suburban Mosow estate 19 April 1735)
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