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Pyotr Vasilevich Postnikov
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Date of Birth: About 1670

Place of Birth: Russia

Date of Death: 1710

Place of Death: Russia


Pyotr Vasilevich Postnikov was the son of a secretary who worked for the diplomatic department of the 17th-century Russian state, and even travelled abroad, a rare circumstance for a Russian at that time. In the late 1680s, Pyotr Postnikov was among the first Russians to enter the newly-formed Slavo-Greco-Latin A…

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Griffin, Clare, “Pyotr Vasilevich Postnikov”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 09 July 2020 <>

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