MAKOVEL’SKIJ, Aleksandr Osipovič

MAKOVEL’SKIJ, Aleksandr Osipovič. Grodno 10(22).8.1884 — 16.12.1969. Russian Iranian Scholar in Azerbaijan. Son of official. Graduated 1907 from Kazan University. Dr. filos. nauk 1946. In 1909-20 taught female classes in Kazan and 1912-20 at Kazan University. In 1920-60 “AGPI i dr.” (?). In 1926-29 naučnyj sotrudnik in Azerbaijan educational soviet, 1929-30 in AzGNII, in 1930-40 in its pedagocical branch. 1945-50 Director of Institute of Philosophy and 1952-60 naučnyj sotrudnik there. From 1930 distinguished scholar in Azerbaijan Academy, from 1946 correspondent member of Soviet Academy and from 1949 full member of Azerbaijan Academy. Professor 1945.

Publications: Much on Nizami and other Persian authors.

Avesta. 143 p. Baku 1960; articles on Zoroastrianism.

Sources: Miliband 1995.

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