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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A Russian lyric poet, born at Kasan; rose from the ranks as a common soldier to the highest offices in the State under the Empress Catharine II. and her successors; retired into private life, and gave himself up to poetry; the ode by which he is best known is his "Address to the Deity" (1743-1816).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Derzhaven, Gabriel'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/d/derzhaven-gabriel.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.