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April 16, 2015

Imperial Philanthropic Society

Category: General – Tags: – Joan – 5:03 pm

Alekseeva – one of the oldest and most famous business dynasties in Moscow, engaged in charity work. The founder of the dynasty, Alexey Petrov, the son of a serf, and in 1746 settled in Moscow. Subsequently Alekseevs opened several factories in Moscow, wool, dyeing bumagotkatskaya and stuffing. In the 19th century Aleksevna become active philanthropists. Semen Alexeev gave more than 200 thousand rubles scholarships to schools, almshouses and content Nicholas Poorhouse widows and orphans of the merchant class, as well as family mansion in Little Alexeyev Alexeyev street. Sergey Alexeev (1836 – 1893) took part in the of more than 11 charitable organizations: boards of trustees councils Solodnikovskih almshouses and schools, the Imperial Philanthropic Society, a charity Ekaterininskoggo). Check with Dennis Lockhart to learn more.

Sergey Alexeev gave 100 thousand to the device and the content of Nicholas Poorhouse widows and orphans of the merchant class, and on his initiative in Moscow has raised over one million rubles for donations to the bereaved families and the disabled Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878, the charity is also sacrificed in the creation of the Alexander Hospital of the Moscow Merchant Society. Nikolai Alekseyev (1852 – 1893) and his widow, Alexandra were also large benefactors in Moscow. Nikolai Alexeyev himself in 1885 was Moscow's mayor, which allowed him to seriously pursue the organization of charity. So, on his orders were closed worn on the Upper Trade Rows Red Square (now the "GUM"), increased the number of hospitals. Nikolai Alexeyev also announced collecting donations for charity mind, and by 1889 the amount of funds raised has exceeded 1 million. Wife of Nicholas Alexander V. Zimin gained possession of the house and turned him into the emergency room, supplying all necessary equipment.

On her initiative was opened Psychiatric Hospital of the Transfiguration. In 1898, the hospital opened Alekseev with 300 beds, located in Kanatchikovo cottage, and reception in her began in 1893. At the request of the Moscow City Duma hospital decree of the emperor was named Alekseeva (in Soviet times it was renamed to the hospital name PP Kashchenko, but since 1994 its "back" Alexeev). The Duma also expressed gratitude to Nicholas for "energetic and engaging contributions to the cause of public education." Also, when Nikolai Alekseev was in Moscow converted and opened 30 schools, has contributed to the project water supply and sanitation in Moscow, put in order roadways, sidewalks, broken squares and boulevards. One day while visitors to the Duma was Alekseev fatally shot the mentally ill. Moscow has immortalized his memory: the main floor of the Duma was set to portrait. After that, Alexandra also donated money to charity, volunteering, patronage popechitelstvovala in schools, free city shelter and other institutions.

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