Monument to Prince Ilia Bezborodko – the founder of Nizhyn high school. Hrafska Str. The University Campus

Dating: Кінець 18 – початок 19 ст
Address: Вул. Графська, біля старого корпусу Ніжинського Державного університету
Epoch: the Imperial epoch;
Personalities: Mykola Vasylovych Gogol; Yevhen Pavlovych Hrebinka; Apollon Mykolaiovych Mokrytskyi; К. Базилі; В.Тарновський; Я. де Бальмен; А.Горонович; П.Лукашевич; М. Білевич; М.Прокопович;
Categories: Monuments;
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Hrafska Str. The University Campus

A Ukrainian nobleman, a philanthropist, a general-lieutenant and the Senator of the Russian Empire. Was born on 27th (16 GC) February, 1756. He donated a building with a garden and 210 thousand roubles to the foundation of the Nizhyn High School of Science, which were given by his brother Alexander Bezborodko for charity. He pledged himself to continue supporting this school with 150 thousand roubles each year.

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