Photo by G. A. Khruschov-Sokolnikov (former Diagovchenko), 1876-1878 6.4 х 10.4 cm Filadelf Petrovich DEKAPOLSKY (1845-1907), Russian Jewish state counsellor and language professor at the Moscow Cadet Corp, the Alexandrovskiy Military College, and other Moscow, Russia, schools. Dekapolsky was the favorite gymnasium teacher of Rachel Khin-Goldovsky (1863–1928), writer and host of a literary salon, which included renowned public figures of the Russian Silver Age. She was also friends with many French writers, including Émile Zola, Edmond de Goncourt, and Guy de Maupassant, and frequently wrote on history of French literature. Maximilian Voloshin (1877-1932) dedicated a poem to Rachel Khin, where he names some of the famous people surrounding her. DEKAPOLSKY, F. P. ( Декапольский Ф.П.)