Nikolai Snessarev

Nikolai Vasilyevich Snessarev (Николай Васильевич Снессарев, (January 26, 1856, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire, — December 7, 1928, Berlin, Germany) was a Russian journalist, writer, literary critic (known also as N.S. and N.Snegov) and politician, in 1910s a member the Saint Petersburg City Duma. A prominent Novoye Vremya contributor and official (in 1887-1913), and later, in emigration, a supporter of Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich (he was the co-author, with Count Vladimir Bobrinsky, of the 1924 Manifest proclaiming Kirill an heir to the Russian throne), Snessarev's two major books, "The New Times Mirage" (1914) and "Kirill I, the Koburg Emperor" (1925), were satirizing both Novoye Vremya and the Grand Duke of Russia, whom he by now has got totally disillusioned with.[1][2]

Nikolai Vasilyevich Snessarev
Николай Васильевич Снессарев

(1856-01-26)January 26, 1856
DiedDecember 7, 1928(1928-12-07) (aged 72)
Occupationjournalist, critic, writer, politician
Years active1883 – 1928


  1. ^ "Nikolai Vasilyevich Snessarev". Retrieved 2014-01-13.
  2. ^ Kiselyov, A.F. "Nikolai Vasilyevich Snessarev". The Political History of Russian Emigration. Retrieved 2014-01-13.