L D Umanskiy 1912 – 1983

MoscowL D Umanskiy 1912? – 1983? MD was a Russian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, member of the All Russian Society of Doctor Homeopaths, member of  The Moscow Homeopathic Society,

Umanskiy was involved with the 1975 clinical trials into homeopathy in Moscow, that proved successful enough to allow homeopathy to begin its resurgence in modern Russia. Continue reading L D Umanskiy 1912 – 1983

I M Lipnitskiy 1914 – 1989

moscowI  M Lipnitskiy 1914? – 1989? MD was a Russian orthodox physician who converted to homeopath, member of the All Russian Society of Doctor Homeopaths, member of  The Moscow Homeopathic Society,

Lipnitskiy was in charge of the 1975 clinical trials into homeopathy in Moscow, that proved successful enough to allow homeopathy to begin its resurgence in modern Russia.

Lipnitskiy practiced in Moscow. Continue reading I M Lipnitskiy 1914 – 1989

Vladimir Petrovich Meshchersky 1839 – 1914

St. PetersbergVladimir Petrovich Meshchersky 1839 – 1914 was a Russian was a State Councilor, Imperial Chamberlain, and radical publisher, Editor of Grazhdanin, dilettante and writer of high society novels, advisor and Imperial Chamberlain to Tsar Alexander III, a member of the Black Hundreds, who was also a member of the St. Petersburg Society of Homeopaths.

Meshchersky was the grandson of Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin, and he was a colleague of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Konstantin Petrovich Pobedonostsev, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Continue reading Vladimir Petrovich Meshchersky 1839 – 1914

Konstantin Petrovich Pobedonostsev 1827 – 1907

Konstantin Petrovich Pobedonostsev 1827 - 1907Konstantin Petrovich Pobedonostsev 18271907, Professor of Civil Law at Moscow State University and de facto head of the Russian Orthodox Church, was a Russian jurist, statesman, adviser to three Tsars, and close friend of Fyodor Dostoevsky.

Pobedonostsev was appointed Ober Procurator of the Holy Synod, the highest position of the supervision of the Russian Orthodox Church by the state.

In this position, Pobedonostsev attached a homeopathic brochure to the church periodical, as the church authorities found homeopathy very beneficial for the church’s prestige, because an increasing number of priests were practicing homeopathy in the villages.

The brochure Pobedonostev used was the one issued by the St. Petersburg Society of Homeopaths entitled Some Brief Information About Homeopathy, and Pobedonostev attached this to The Church Gazette, Tserkovnye Vedomosti, Continue reading Konstantin Petrovich Pobedonostsev 1827 – 1907

Vladimir von Ditman 1842 – 1904

St. Petersberg Homeopathic HospitalVladimir von Ditman 1842 – 1904 MD was a Russian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy against vituperous opposition from allopathic colleagues, and who was granted a homeopathic hospital in St. Petersberg by Tsar Alexander III (Alexander Kotok, M.D., The history of homeopathy in the Russian Empire until World War I, as compared with other European countries and the USA: similarities and discrepancies, (On-line version of the Ph.D. thesis improved and enlarged due to a special grant of the Pierre Schmidt foundation 2001)). Continue reading Vladimir von Ditman 1842 – 1904

Tsar Alexander III 1845 – 1894

Tsar Alexander III 1845 – 1894Tsar Alexander III 1845 – 1894 reigned as Emperor of Russia from 13 March 1881 until his death in 1894.

Tsar Alexander III’s son in law Nikolai Alexandrovich Kulikovsky was an advocate of homeopathy, as were his ancestors and descendents Tsar Alexander I, Tsar Alexander II, Tsar Nicholas I, and Tsar Nicholas II,

Tsar Alexander III’s advisor and Imperial Chamberlain Vladimir Petrovich Meshchersky was a member of the St. Petersburg Society of Homeopaths, and his tutor Konstantin Petrovich Pobedonostsev was also an advocate of homeopathy,

In 1882, Tsar Alexander III supported Vladimir von Ditman in his request to treat diphtheria homeopathically with mercurius cyanatus (Alexander Kotok, M.D., The history of homeopathy in the Russian Empire until World War I, as compared with other European countries and the USA: similarities and discrepancies, (On-line version of the Ph.D. thesis improved and enlarged due to a special grant of the Pierre Schmidt foundation 2001)), a request seconded by Tsar Alexander III’s Rear Admiral and Adjutant, Otton Richter,

Tsar Alexander III authorised the Alexander II homeopathic hospital on 18.10.1885, in honour of his father, and supported by Tsar Alexander III’s Rear Admiral Vladimir Basargin, his General Dmitry Tsikeln,

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Tsar Nicholas II 1868 – 1918

Tsar Nicholas II 1868 – 1918Tsar Nicholas II 1868 – 1918 was the last Emperor of Russia, Grand Duke of Finland, and claimed the title of King of Poland. His official title was Nicholas II, Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias and he is currently regarded as Saint Nicholas the Passion-Bearer by the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Tsar Nicholas II was a patient (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papus) of Gerard Anaclet Vincent Encausse, as was his wife Tsarina Alexandra, and he was attended by a Tartar homeopath at the end of his life (Elisabeth Heresch, Blood on the snow: eyewitness accounts of the Russian Revolution, (Paragon House, 1 Jul 1990). Page 43).

Tsar Nicholas II granted a plot of land to the St. Petersburg Society of Homeopathic Physicians in 1905 for the building of a sanitorium (Alexander Kotok, M.D., The history of homeopathy in the Russian Empire until World War I, as compared with other European countries and the USA: similarities and discrepancies, (On-line version of the Ph.D. thesis improved and enlarged due to a special grant of the Pierre Schmidt foundation 2001)).

Tsar Nicholas II’s brother in law Nikolai Alexandrovich Kulikovsky was an advocate of homeopathy, as were his ancestors Tsar Alexander I, Tsar Alexander II, Tsar Alexander III, Tsar Nicholas I, and his first cousin George V,

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