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Konstantin Dmitrievich Nabokov
(November 28, 1871 - March 18, 1927) Russia

Konstantin Nabokov

Diplomat

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Konstantin Nabokov (also spelled Constantine Nabokoff) was born in Rostov sul Don, Russia. He was an uncle of writer Vladimir Nabokov who called him "my father's Englished brother".

He was one of the two secretaries to Count Witte, the Russian Secretary of State, during the Portsmouth, New Hampshire peace treaty talks (1905), mediated by Theodore Roosevelt, which ended the Russo-Japanese war.

In September 1919 he was forced to resign, although he continued to do very valuable work for the Russian community in the Russian Red Cross. He was sent to a diplomatic post in Norway, but returned to England in mid-1920, where he settled.

In 1921 he wrote The Ordeal of a Diplomat, plublished by Duckworth in London. He died in London, where he lived in exile after the October revolution.

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