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The Malta Order in Russia

10 December 1998 - 31 May 1999
Mikhailovsky Castle

The Malta order is one of the oldest knights' societies. First order's contacts with Russia appeared in the epoch of Peter I. Emperor Pavel I was proclaimed the Great Master of the Order. The exposition, that was organized by the State Hermitage and the State Russian Museum with the participation of 10 largest museums, archives and libraries of St.-Petersburg, told of these and many other interesting historic moments in relations between Russia and the Malta order.