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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Saint Petersburg, Russia.

17th-18th centuriesEdit

19th centuryEdit

Map of St. Petersburg, 1880s

20th centuryEdit



21st centuryEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineer and Signal Corps. "History of museum". St. Petersburg. Archived from the original on July 31, 2013. Retrieved July 28, 2012.
  2. ^ W. Pembroke Fetridge (1874), "St. Petersburg", Harper's Hand-Book for Travellers in Europe and the East, New York: Harper & Brothers
  3. ^ "Leading Libraries of the World: Russia and Finland". American Library Annual. New York: R.R. Bowker Co. 1916. pp. 477–478.
  4. ^ Radio 3. "Opera Timeline". BBC. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  5. ^ Roger Parker, ed. (2001). Oxford Illustrated History of Opera. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-285445-2.
  6. ^ "Russia". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1880.
  7. ^ "Timeline of opera", Oxford Music Online, Oxford University Press, retrieved March 30, 2015
  8. ^ Colin Lawson, ed. (2003). "Orchestras Founded in the 19th Century (chronological list)". Cambridge Companion to the Orchestra. Cambridge University Press. p. 275. ISBN 978-0-521-00132-8.
  9. ^ Claude Egerton Lowe (1896). "Chronological Summary of the Chief Events in the History of Music". Chronological Cyclopædia of Musicians and Musical Events. London: Weekes & Co.
  10. ^ Chris Cook; John Stevenson (2003). "Russian Revolution (chronology)". Longman Handbook of Twentieth Century Europe. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-317-89224-3.
  11. ^ Chris Michaelides, ed. (2007). "Chronology of the European Avant Garde, 1900─1937". Breaking the Rules: The Printed Face of the European Avant Garde 1900-1937. Online Exhibitions. British Library.
  12. ^ "Russia: Principal Towns: European Russia". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1921.
  13. ^ "On This Day", New York Times, retrieved November 30, 2014
  14. ^ "Movie Theaters in St. Petersburg". Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2013.
  15. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1965. New York: Statistical Office of the United Nations. 1966. Leningrad
  16. ^ "Sister Cities of Los Angeles". USA: City of Los Angeles. Retrieved December 1, 2015.
  17. ^ United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office (1987). "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". 1985 Demographic Yearbook. New York. pp. 247–289.
  18. ^ "Russia Profile: Timeline". BBC News. Retrieved September 6, 2013.


Published in 18th-19th centuriesEdit

Published in 20th centuryEdit

Published in 21st centuryEdit

  • Julie A. Buckler. Mapping St. Petersburg: Imperial Text and Cityshape. 2005
  • George E. Munro. The Most Intentional City: St. Petersburg in the Reign of Catherine the Great. Madison: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2008
  • Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen (2009). "Planning rationalities among practitioners in St. Petersburg, Russia: Soviet traditions and Western influences". In Jörg Knieling and Frank Othengrafen (ed.). Planning Cultures in Europe: Decoding Cultural Phenomena in Urban and Regional Planning. Ashgate. ISBN 978-0-7546-7565-5.
  • Paul Keenan. St Petersburg and the Russian Court, 1703–1761. 2013
  • Charles Emerson, 1913: In Search of the World Before the Great War (2013) compares it to 20 major world cities on the eve of World War I; pp 110–132.
  • Catriona Kelly. St Petersburg: Shadows of the Past. 2014
  • Steven Maddox. Saving Stalin's Imperial City: Historic Preservation in Leningrad. 2014

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