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Arina Rodionovna, 1758-1828


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    • Arina Rodionovna
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    • Арина Родионовна, 1758-1828
    • Irina Rodionovna, 1758-1828
    • Matveeva, Irinʹi͡a, 1758-1828
    • Matveeva, Irina, 1758-1828
    • Matveeva, Arina, 1758-1828
    • I͡Akovleva, Irina, 1758-1828
    • I͡Akovleva, Arina Rodionovna, 1758-1828
    • Yakovleva, Arina Rodionovna, 1758-1828
    • Matveyeva, Arina Rodionovna, 1758-1828
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    • Rodionovna, Arina, 1758-1828
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    • found: Apologii͡a russkoĭ ni͡ani, 2009:title page (...Арины Родионовны = Ariny Rodionovny) page 5 (Ирина Родионовна = Irina Rodionovna; Иринья Матвеева = IrinЋiЌa Matveeva, by marriage; born April 10, 1758, on the SuІida manor in KoporskiІi uezd, PeterburgskaЋiЌa guberniЋiЌa) page 236 (...Ирины Яковлевой = Iriny ЋIЌAkovlevoІi; ...Ирины Матвеевой = Iriny MatveevoІi; married FЈedor Matveev in 1781) page 237 (Арина Матвеева = Arina Matveeva; Aleksandr Pushkin's grandparents employ her as nanny beginning in 1792; sent to St. Petersburg home of Aleksandr Pushkin's parents, where she serves as his nanny; also lives with Pushkin family in Moscow, and stays with Aleksandr Pushkin on family estate in MikhaІilovskoe; died July 29, 1828 in St. Petersburg)
    • found: Pushkinskiĭ ugolok Pskovshchiny, 1999:p. 35 (I͡Akovleva Arina Rodionovna, 1758-1828)
    • found: Museum "House of Alexander Pushkin's Nanny", viewed Mar. 30, 2015(Arina Rodionovna Matveyeva, nee Yakovleva, was born on 10 April ,1758, in the village of Voskresenskoye, near Kobrino. In 1781 Arina Rodionovna married the serf Fiodor Matveyev and moved to the village of Kobrino where she had lived for sixteen years. The name of Arina Rodionovna is inseparably linked with Pushkin and his poetry. Her kindness and humaneness contributed to moulding of the young Pushkin's character. She acquainted him with Russian folklore; many of Pushkin's works were based on popular tales, proverbs, sayings and bylinas that he recorded from his nanny) - http://www.russianmuseums.info/M270
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    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
    • ["Rodionovna" is a patronymic, not a surname.]
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