Journal Menu
> Issues > Rubrics > About journal > Authors > About the Journal > Requirements for publication > Editorial collegium > The editors and editorial board > List of peer reviewers > Review procedure > Policy of publication. Aims & Scope. > Article retraction > Ethics > Legal information
Journals in science databases
About the Journal

Публикация за 72 часа - теперь это реальность!
При необходимости издательство предоставляет авторам услугу сверхсрочной полноценной публикации. Уже через 72 часа статья появляется в числе опубликованных на сайте издательства с DOI и номерами страниц.
По первому требованию предоставляем все подтверждающие публикацию документы!
MAIN PAGE > Back to contents
Portrait of a high official of the second half of XVIII – first quarter of XIX century (on the example of I. V. Lopukhin and I. P. Yelagin
Vasil'eva Yuliya Sergeevna

PhD in History

Docent, the department of Linguistics, Cross-cultural Communication, and Russian as Foreign Language, Samara State Technical University

443100, Russia, Samarskaya oblast', g. Samara, ul. Molodogvardeiskaya, 194, of. 507v

Biryukova Anna Borisovna

PhD in History

Docent, the department of Sociology, Political Science and Russian History, Samara State Technical University

443100, Russia, Samarskaya oblast', g. Samara, ul. Molodogvardeiskaya, 244



The officialdom has always played a big role in social life of the Russian Empire. Russian bureaucracy greatly affected the political and economic development of the country, and over the recent decades drew attention of the national and foreign historians. The subject of this research is the characteristic personal and behavioral features of the highest officialdom of the Age of Enlightenment. The article attempts to create a composite image of high official of the second half of XVIII – first quarter of XIX century on the example of the prominent representatives of the era Ivan Vladimirovich Lopukhin and Ivan Perfilievich Yelagin. The scientific novelty consists in examination and analysis of the personal qualities and political activity of the distinguished representatives of highest officialdom of the indicated timeframe. The demonstrated example prove that the representative of authority were educated and well-rounded individuals with multiple talents, who diligently carried out their duties and cared about the welfare of the state.

Keywords: order, official, enlighteners, Enlightment, masonry, service, nobility, senator, state, charity



Article was received:


Review date:


Publish date:


This article written in Russian. You can find full text of article in Russian here .

Troitskii S. M. Russkii absolyutizm i dvoryanstvo v XVIII veke. M., 1974.-393 s.
Zaionchkovskii P.A. Pravitel'stvennyi apparat samoderzhavnoi Rossii v XIX veke. M.: Mysl', 1978. – 288 s.
Piksanov N.K. I.V. Lopukhin // Masonstvo v ego proshlom i nastoyashchem. 2 tt. T.1. M.: Ikpa, 1991. S. 230-255.
Lopukhin I.V. Zapiski senatora. M.: Nauka, 1990. 211 s.
Kolokol'nikov A. Istoriya zhizni i del moikh //Sbornik RIO. SPb., 1862. T.2. S.135-140.
Speranskii M.M. Pis'ma I.V. Lopukhinu // Russkii arkhiv. 1870. T.1. St. 623-626.
Bakunina T.A. Lopukhin I.V. // Bakunina T.A. Znamenitye russkie masony. Vol'nye kamenshchiki. M.: Interbuk, 1991. S.55-70.
Lubyanovskii F.P. Vospominaniya // Russkii arkhiv. 1872. T.1. St. 98-185; 449-532.
Klyuchevskii V.O. Vospominaniya o N.I. Novikove i ego vremeni // Klyuchevskii V.O. Ocherki i rechi. M., 1913. S. 248-278.
Karamzin N.M. Pis'ma k I.I. Dmitrievu. SPb., 1866. 730 s.
Elagin I.P. Zapiska o masonstve // Russkii arkhiv. 1864. T.2. St. 586-604.
Elagin I.P. Uchenie drevnego lyubomudriya i bogomudriya, ili Nauka svobodnykh kamenshchikov; iz raznykh tvortsov svetskikh, dukhovnykh i misticheskikh sobrannaya i v 5 chastyakh predlozhennaya I.E., velikim rossiiskoi provintsial'noi lozhi masterom. Nachato v 1786 g. Povest' o sebe samom // Russkii arkhiv, 1864. T. 1. St. 93-110.
Longinov M. N. Elagin I.P. //Russkaya starina. 1870, № 8. S. 120-140.
Ivanina N.S. Masonstvo v Rossii (rukopis') // Russkaya starina. 1882. №9. S. 533-560. №10. S. 61-76.
Link to this article

You can simply select and copy link from below text field.

Other our sites:
Official Website of NOTA BENE / Aurora Group s.r.o.
"History Illustrated" Website