Monuments of history and architecture

Dwelling house of Doctor F.I. Blagoveshensky

The dwelling house of Doctor F.I. Blagoveshensky is located in the old part of the city, at the intersection of S. Seifullin and Auezov Streets. The house became famous in the period of living and working of Dr. F.I. Blagoveshensky in it. During the Soviet period in the building there was the Central regional accounting school. Today, the administration of S. Seifullin Museum is located in the house;

In the history of the city the monument turned out to be firmly associated with the name of Dr. Fedor Ivanovich Blagoveshensky (1881-1938). In this building Doctor F.I. Blagoveshensky lived and received sick persons for 37 years. He, being a major specialist in various fields of medicine, was held in esteem among colleagues and patients. F.I. Blagoveshensky was the head of Akmolinsk municipal hospital, a teacher of Mariinov specialized school. Thanks to outstanding working capacity, patience and endurance, the constant thirst for medical knowledge, Doctor F.I. Blagoveshensky gained extensive experience in therapy, ophthalmology, obstetrics, gynecology, surgery, treatment of tuberculosis, became, according to local conditions, a qualified specialist .

In 1908 he graduated with honors from the Medical Faculty of the Tomsk State University with the rank of doctor. From November 13, 1908 to February 24, 1909 he worked as a resident physician in the Tomsk hospital-therapeutic clinic. Then, as a holder of fellowship of Western Siberia, he was appointed as a district doctor of the 14th medical department in Akmolinsk district. From 1909 to 1930 Blagoveshensky occupied the position of the head of Akmolinsk municipal hospital, worked as a doctor and teacher of anatomy, physiology and hygiene in Akmolinsk Mariinov women’s college, in the Teachers' Seminary, and in 1919 – as a doctor and a teacher of health in the 4-year mixed gymnasium. In addition, from 1910 to1926 he performed duties of a medical examiner in Akmolinsk. In 1923-1924 he worked as a doctor of Akmolinsk child insulator. From February 25, 1929 to August 3, 1930 he worked as the head of Akmolinsk tuberculosis dispensary and senior consultant of the District Hospital.


The house is a monument of wooden architecture and reflects the eclectic style, typical for the architecture of the late XIX beginning of XX centuries. This wooden blockhouse coated with battens and arranged on the basement, with the corridor planning structure.

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