Elisavetpol


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Elisavetpol

(Russian jɪlizaˈvjɛtpəlj)
n
(Placename) a former name (until 1920) of Kirovabad
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(35) Despite his hostility toward the tsarist authorities, Bulgakov had a successful army career, rising to the rank of sergeant major (fel'dfebel') before retiring to Khachinka village in Elisavetpol' district of Azerbaijan, where he continued to preach as the "spiritual tsar" David, the son of Jesse, until his death in 1876.