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Mouravieff, Boris
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Mouravieff, Boris, * 8 Mar 1890 (Cronstadt (Russia)), † 28 Sep 1969 (Geneva)

Early in his life, Mouravieff came under the spiritual influence of his great uncle Andrei Mouravieff, the founder of an important orthodox monastery at Mount Athos. He became an officer in the Higher Military School in 1910 and in this capacity served in the Russian Imperial Navy during World War I. After the abdication of the tsar in March 1917, he became part of the Cabinet of Minister Alexandre Kerensky until October 1918. From …

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Faivre, Antoine, “Mouravieff, Boris”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 19 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_246>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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