Kobiakova, Aleksandra (1823–1892)

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Kobiakova, Aleksandra (1823–1892)

Russian novelist and shortstory writer. Name variations: Aleksandra Petrovna Kobiakóva. Born 1823 in Russia; died 1892.

Born into wealthy family but became concerned with poverty and social conditions; writings include The Podoshvin Household (1860); autobiography appeared in journal Russian Word (1860).