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Baranov, Aleksandr Andreevichlocked

(1746–16 April 1819)
  • N. N. Bolkhovitinov

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Baranov, Aleksandr Andreevich (1746–16 April 1819), Russian colonizer of North America, was born in Kargopol, Russia. His parents’ names are unknown. In his early years he was engaged in trade in Moscow and St. Petersburg and in 1780 went to Irkutsk where he founded a glass factory and a distillery....

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