VLADIMIRCOV, Boris Jakovlevič. Kaluga 8.(20.)7.1884 — Siverskij 17.8.1931. Russian Mongolian and Buddhist Scholar. Academician in St.Petersburg. Son of an engineer. Graduated 1909 at St.Petersburg (Sino-Manchu section), Magistr 1911. In 1911 expedition to the Altai, then further studies in Paris (Meillet, Pelliot). From 1915 Professor of Mongolian at Petrograd/Leningrad University. Acadenician 1929. N. Poppe was among his students.
Publications: A numer of works on Mongolian language, literature and history, altogether about 70 publications.
– Buddizm v Tibete i Mongolii. 52 p. St.P. 1919.
– Edited in Mongolian: Çāntideva: Bodhicaryāvatāra. 191 p. Lg. 1929.
Sources: Miliband 1995 with further references; German and French Wikipedias with photo (more in *Russian version).