Ulian Kulakovskiy

Picture of Ulian Kulakovskiy

Date of Birth: 06/13/1855

Age: 63

Citizenship: Russia


The son of a priest of the Diocese of Lithuania, the younger brother of a prominent scientist and public figure PA Kulakovskogo. After graduating from the course at the Lyceum Tsarevich Nicholas with a school-leaving certificate and a gold medal, he became a student of the University Branch of the Lyceum in Moscow and it has successfully passed the examination in the subjects taught at the History and Philology Faculty ones. Sep 11. 1876 ??Council of Moscow University approved degree candidate in the department of classical philology. In 1876-1877 he served as a senior assistant at the Lyceum Tutorskii teaching of the Latin language in the 3rd class. In 1877 it sent abroad for scientific purposes for two years. At the end of a business trip November 3, 1881 approved the rank of assistant professor of the Kiev Univ St. Vladimir at the Department of Roman literature. January 29. In 1883 he defended his thesis "College in ancient Rome", becoming master of Roman literature. Since 1884 extraordinary professor. In January. 1890 participated in the work of the Commission on the revision of curricula and teaching programs in secondary schools. In 1903, for the evaluation of the works of VI Modestova "Introduction to Roman history. Questions prehistoric ethnology and cultural influences in the Pre-Roman era and the beginning of Rome`s "Academy of Sciences awarded him a gold medal Makarii. Author of the fundamental works of the three-volume "History of Byzantium". In 1911 he was awarded The highest gratitude for his writings, presentation to the Emperor Nicholas II Secretary of History and Philology Faculty of Kiev University, a member of the University Press Council, a member of the professors of the disciplinary court.

Kulakovskii was honorary and active member of a number of scientific societies. He participated in almost all the archaeological congresses in 1884-1908, was present at the Rome International Congress of Historical Sciences (1903), historians of the Congress of Berlin (1909), on the 100 th anniversary of the Berlin University Press as a representative of the Kiev University (1910) , IV International Congress of historians in Leiden (1912). In addition to research activities, he headed the Historical Society of Nestor the Chronicler in Kiev, was vice-chairman of the Municipal Industrial Arts and Science Museum. Emperor Nicholas Alexandrovich, member of the Board of Trustees School District, was a member of other public organizations. One of the students of the Kyiv University Press later recalled: "It is quite strongly represented were Greek and Roman literature. Especially great influence enjoyed by prof. Roman literature Julian A. Kulakovskii ". Man-tions other persuasion, Blonsky, who studied at that time on f-ones characterized the political convictions of-Kulakovskogo: "It was even more extreme Black Hundreds [in comparison with the Dean of the Faculty prof. T. D.Florinskim] ecstatically singing "God Save the King" in all sorts of "patriotic" demonstrations ".

Kulakovskii really took an active part in the monarchist movement: from 1906 was a member of the PC, KKRN participated in activities, in March 1909 he was elected to the Board of the Club, but soon left it, remained, however, an active member of the organization. At the time of lifting antimonarchist sentiment when the Progressive Bloc was created, which included even some of the right-wing figures, Kulakovskii not afraid to challenge the liberal university corporation, taking part in the meeting raboteSaratovskogo (Saratov Meeting authorized monarchist organizations on 27-29 August. 1915).

His wife Lubov (nee. Rubtsov) died on December 15. 1914. Kulakovskii was on friendly terms with prominent right-monarchist movement - prof. T. D.Florinskim, Acad. AI Sobolev, who was his classmate at the University of Moscow, and others.

After the revolution, the life of a scholar and patriot into a continuous agony, both physically and morally, "live hard for me" -. He confessed to one of his friends. Kulakovskii died in the cold Kiev apartment on the hands Sergei Arseniy sons and three days after the Bolsheviks seized Kiev. He did not live to see unleashed in the spring - summer of terror, when the hands of security officers killed Kiev color of the Russian intelligentsia (including friends and colleagues of the scientist). Kulakovskogo place of burial is unknown, it is assumed that he is buried in the cemetery Baikove. In the late spring of 1919 at the Historical Society of Nestor the Chronicler held memorial meeting in honor of the late chairman of the society.