/ (Russian ˈɡjɛrtsən) /

  1. Aleksandr (Ivanovich) (alɛkˈsandr iˈvaːnovitʃ). 1812–70, Russian socialist political philosopher: best known for his autobiography My Past and Thoughts (1861–67)

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How to use Herzen in a sentence

  • Now the facts are that no one was of greater use to Herzen the arch-revolutionist and his thundering Kolokol, than Turgenev.

    Comrade Kropotkin | Victor Robinson
  • Herzen, the phamphleteer of Kolokol inspired him with the only fertile phrase that he ever uttered: Land and Liberty!

  • In a letter to his mother he writes: "Freilich ist's mir auch angeboren, dass ich alles schwerer zu Herzen nehme."

  • Herzen was a charming writer and a keen thinker, and it is impossible to exaggerate the extent of his influence.

    Bolshevism | John Spargo
  • The author wishes to solve the problem put by Herzen in the title to his novel, "Who is to blame?"