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Latvian enlighteners and Napoleon

Straube Guido

   Napoleon's rise to power led to the emotions that were not unequivocal. At the beginning his success arise amazements, but when the French army began to occupy other countries, the attitude was changed. That was observed also by the some representatives of Enlightenment in Russian Baltic provinces. This paper paid attention to two remarkable representatives – Garlieb Merkel and Elisa von der Recke.

Keywords: Russian Baltic provinces, Garlieb Merkel, Elisa von der Recke, Enlightenment, Napoleon.
Link: Straube G. Latvian enlighteners and Napoleon // Annuaire d'études françaises 2013: "La campagne russe" de Napoléon : événements, images, mémoire / Annual of French Studies 2013, The Russian campaign of Napoleon : events, images, memory.М. P. 75-83.