Kaisarov Andrey (1782–1813) – philologist, poet, publicist.
He studied at the Moscow Noble Pension, then in Gottingen – at A. L. Schletzer, traveled much collecting materials for studying Russian antiquities. He was interested in natural sciences and spent several years in Edinburg, where he got Doctor degree in Medicine at the university, but he did not practice medicine. In 1801, he became a member of the Friends’ Literary Society, founded by A. I. Turgenev; its members were: the Turgenev brothers, Zhukovsky, Merzlyakov, Voeikov, etc. In the program of that group, united with the desire to create national literature, was a mixture of West European traditions with genuine Russian elements; they studied the past of Russian culture.