19 Facts About Pyotr Lavrov


Pyotr Lavrov entered a military academy and graduated in 1842 as an army officer.


Pyotr Lavrov became well-versed in natural science, history, logic, philosophy, and psychology.


Pyotr Lavrov joined the revolutionary movement as a radical in 1862.


Pyotr Lavrov's actions led to his being exiled to the Ural Mountains in 1868; he soon escaped and fled abroad.


Pyotr Lavrov had been attracted to European socialist ideas early on, though at first he did not know how they applied to Russia.


Pyotr Lavrov became a member of the Ternes section of the International Workingmen's Association in 1870.


Pyotr Lavrov was present at the start of the 1871 Paris Commune, and soon went abroad to generate international support.

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Pyotr Lavrov arrived in Zurich in November 1872, and became a rival of Mikhail Bakunin in the "Russian Colony".


Pyotr Lavrov tended more toward reform than revolution, or at least he saw reform as salutary.


Pyotr Lavrov preached against the conspiratorial ideology of Peter Tkachev and others like him.


Pyotr Lavrov believed that while a coup d'etat would be easy in Russia, the creation of a socialist society needed to involve the Russian masses.


Pyotr Lavrov used this journal to publicize his analysis of Russia's special historical development.


Pyotr Lavrov's works include The Hegelian Philosophy and Studies in the Problems of Practical Philosophy.


Pyotr Lavrov was called "Peter Lawroff" in by K Tarassoff.


Pyotr Lavrov believed that the bourgeois mode of production planted the seeds of its own destruction.


In 1870, Pyotr Lavrov published a comparison of the levels of economic, political and social development of several Western European nations and Russia, noting the relatively backward and poor condition of Russia.


Pyotr Lavrov rejected this outlook, believing it possible to create socialism by basing revolutionary tactics on Russia's individual history.


Pyotr Lavrov considered the intelligentsia the only portion of society capable of preparing Russia for participation in a worldwide socialist revolution.


Pyotr Lavrov gave them the task of compensating for the shortfalls of Russian historical development by organizing the people, teaching them scientific socialism, and finally, preparing to take up arms with the people when the time would come.