Russian bishop and theologian (b. 1830 in Shave, near Makarevskaya; d. 21 March/5 April 1887), born Matvey Ivanovich Luzin (Матвей Иванович Лузин); known after 1878 as Bishop Mikhail (Эпископ Михаил).
After graduating from the Moscow Theological Academy, Luzin was ordained in 1854, and earned his masters degree in 1855, and completed his doctoral thesis in 1870. He went on to become a professor (from 1859), inspector (from 1861), and rector (from 1878) at the same academy. In 1878 he was appointed Bishop of Umansk, and moving in 1883 to the Diocese of Kursk and Belgorod.
Tchaikovsky's correspondence with Matvey Luzin:
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