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  1. In March 1874, Kropotkin was arrested and imprisoned in the Peter and Paul Fortress for subversive political activity, as a result of his work with the Circle of Tchaikovsky. Because of his aristocratic background, he received special privileges in prison, such as permission to continue his geographical work in his cell.

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  3. Peter Kropotkin - Wikipedia

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    In March 1874, Kropotkin was arrested and imprisoned in the Peter and Paul Fortress for subversive political activity, as a result of his work with the Circle of Tchaikovsky. Because of his aristocratic background, he received special privileges in prison, such as permission to continue his geographical work in his cell.

  4. Peter Alekseyevich Kropotkin | Russian revolutionary | Britannica

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    Peter Alekseyevich Kropotkin, (born December 21 [December 9, Old Style], 1842, Moscow, Russia—died February 8, 1921, Dmitrov, near Moscow), Russian revolutionary and geographer, the foremost theorist of the anarchist movement. Although he achieved renown in a number of different fields, ranging from geography and zoology to sociology and history, he shunned material success for the life of a revolutionist.

  5. Peter Kropotkin was a Russian-born anarchist philosopher. He is known for his contribution to anarcho-communism and his famous work titled Mutual Aid, published in 1902. Kropotkin was born into an aristocratic family, but his rejection of the behaviour and actions of his own class pushed him towards anarchism and specifically anarcho-communism .

  6. The Anarchism of Peter Kropotkin | Mises Institute

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    A little more than 90 years ago, on February 8, 1921, Peter Kropotkin died in Dmitrov, then a small town in Russia, about 40 miles north of Moscow. He had been born in Moscow itself almost exactly 78 years before, on December 9, 1842, but he had spent at least half of the 78 intervening years living abroad — a few years in Switzerland, a few more in France (though most of his time in France was spent behind bars), and, for more than 30 years, in England.

  7. Biography - peterkropotkin.org

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    Peter Kropotkin was born on 9th December, 1842 to Major General Prince Alexei Petrovich Kropotkin and Ekaterina Nikolaevna Sulima. He was the youngest sibling of Nicholas (1834), Helene (1835) and Alexander (1841). whose fathers lineage could be traced back to royal descent and the Grand Princes of Smolensk. Due to their fathers military past, the family lived in an affluent quarter of Moscow, the ‘Old Equerries’ Quarter’.

  8. Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin (1842-1921) | The Embryo Project ...

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    Petr Kropotkin proposed the theory of Pleistocene ice age, alternative theories of evolution based on embryology, and he advocated anarchist and communist social doctrines in Europe during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He traveled in eastern Siberia and Manchuria from 1863 until 1867, and his subsequent publications about that area's geography became authoritative until the middle of the twentieth century.

  9. The Prince of Evolution: Peter Kropotkin's Adventures in ...

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    Kropotkin was one of the world's first international celebrities. In England he was known primarily as a brilliant scientist, but Kropotkin's fame in continental Europe centered more on his role ...

  10. The Conquest of Bread - Wikipedia

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    In 1886, Peter Kropotkin was released from French prison. Fearful of the anarchist scare that was gripping continental Europe following the assassination of Alexander II and wishing to focus more time on composing theory and arguing for his revolutionary ideals, Kropotkin moved to London in the same year.