France commemorates Pushkins great grandfather

13th May 2010, Comments 0 comments

Memory of Pushkin’s great grandfather Major-General Abraham Hannibal has been commemorated in the French city of La Fere. The academy, where General studied engineering, will have a memorial sign. The city will also host an exhibiton and a concert. Hannibal was sent to France by his god father Peter the Great in 1720.

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