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Lopukhin, Ivan Vladimirovich
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Lopukhin (also Lopuchin, or Lopushin), Ivan Vladimirovich, * 24 Feb 1756 (Retjashi (Orel, Russia)), † 22 Jun 1816 (Retjashi)

After a short military career in the Russian army, Lopukhin retired as early as 1782 with the rank of colonel. He was appointed at the Criminal Court of Moscow, becoming its President in 1785, and served in the military criminal courts under Katherine II, Paul I (who made him a State Secretary and Senator), and Alexander I. Socially and politically, he is remembered as a philanthropist – fir…

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Faivre, Antoine, “Lopukhin, Ivan Vladimirovich”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 16 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_214>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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