Simbirsk


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Sim·birsk

 (sĭm-bîrsk′, syĭm-)

Simbirsk

(Russian simˈbirsk)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1924) of Ulyanovsk

Ul•ya•novsk

(ulˈyɑ nɔfsk, -nɒfsk, -nəfsk)

n.
a city in the W Russian Federation, on the Volga: birthplace of Lenin. 625,000. Formerly, Simbirsk.
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When Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, later known as Lenin, was 21, famine hit Russia's Volga region, near the Ulyanovs' hometown of Simbirsk.
La ciudad de ambos, Simbirsk (que despues tomaria su nombre de la familia Ulianov), era una fortaleza natural que le plantaba la cara a los terribles vientos de la Rusia europea, con el rio Volga como frontera.
Ulyanovsk (formerly known as Simbirsk but which changed its name upon Lenin's death in 1924, in honour of his pre-revolutionary name, Ulyanov) has ambitions to establish direct flights next year to Shaoshan, the birthplace of Mao Zedong, the founder of modern-day communist China.
1870: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin), Russian revolutionary leader, was born in Simbirsk.
Payment Service Bank based in Ufa, Gubernsky Bank Simbirsk located in Ulyanovsk and Moscow-based Yevropeisky Ekspress, lost their licenses.
Romaniello finds the most striking form of cooptation was the integration of Tatar elites into the pomest 'e-bounty service system; the most striking example of force was the mass relocation of the non-Muslim Mordvin population south of the new Simbirsk Line.
Dans la deuxieme moitie du XVIIe, quelques centaines de personnes issues des provinces de Petersbourg, de Moscou, de Simbirsk et d'Eninseisk se sont ajoutees pour travailler au projet routier Irkoutsk-Iakoutsk de la region.
In this context another development is transformation of Ulyanovsk {former Simbirsk which was renamed as Ulyanovsk in honor of Vladimir Ulyanov (Lenin) who was born there in 1870 ( Ulyanovsk, 2013)} into a combined U.
Pallas visited several of the Mordvin settlements, for example the present capital Saransk, and also Erzya and Moksha villages of the Penza and Simbirsk provinces.
Jahrhunderts auch in den Lehrerbildungsanstalten, solchen wie an der Abteilung der Padagogik der Russischen Universitat in Riga, am Deutschen Lehrerseminar zu Mitau; an Mittelschulen, Gymnasien, Armeeschulen, Kommerzschulen, verschiedenen Berufsschulen in damaligem zaristischen Russland-Eriwan, Jekaterinburg, Kasan, Kaunas, Mazeikiai, Lodz, Moskau, Odessa, Orl, Polozk, Noworossijsk, Sankt- Petersburg, Simbirsk, Tallinn, Tiflis, Tomsk, Riga, Vilnius, Witebsk), in England, China (Peking), Deutschland, Finnland und sogar in Brasilien und noch anderen Staaten.
The sixteen "famine" provinces were: Kazan, Simbirsk, Perm, Saratov, Samara, Riazan, Tambov, Orel, Tula, Smolensk, Ufa, Nizhnyi Novgorod, Kharkov, Orenburg, Voronezh, and Peuza.
Born in 1870 in the quiet provincial town of Simbirsk, he came from a prosperous, respectable family of mixed Jewish and Russian origin, who were Christians and members of the Russian Orthodox Church.