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Bust of Fyodor Golovin

This monument honors Fyodor Golovin (1650-1706), statesman and Russian diplomat. Peter the Great, a close friend, appointed him Prime Minister in 1699. That year he was the first person to be distinguished with the Order of Saint Andrew, highest honor in Russia. The only image that this historical figure is the one engraved in the silver medal that the Emperor gave him. It was from that image that architect Guiennadi Tiashkin and a group of sculptors worked on the project of the bust. It was unveiled on June 6th, 2007.
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