LUNIN, Boris Vladimirovič

LUNIN, Boris Vladimirovič. Geneva 18.7.1906 — Tashkent 18.10.2001. Russian Historian of Central Asia. Son of a lawyer, graduated in 1922 (?) from Arheologičeskij Institut in Rostov-na-Donu. War service 1941-45. Kand. ist. nauk 1956, Dr. ist. nauk 1967, Professor 1970. In 1925-41 “sotrudnik Donskogo obščestva arheologii, istorii, Sev.-Kavkazskogo kraevogo obščestva arheologii…

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KNOROZOV, Jurij Valentinovič

KNOROZOV, Jurij Valentinovič. Pivdenne near Harkiv, Ukraina 19.11.1922 — St.Petersburg 31.3.1999. Russian Linguist and Ethnographer. Born of Russian parents in Ukraina. From 1940 studied in Moscow, concentrating on Egyptology, but soon interrupted by war service in artillery. In 1945 continued his studies, now including also Arabic and Chinese. Soon also…

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KAL’JANOV, Vladimir Ivanovič

KAL’JANOV, Vladimir Ivanovič. v Manguše (village) Mariupol’skogo uezda Ekaterinoslavskoj gub. (Peršotravnevoe village Donskoj obl.) 21.7.(3.8.)1908 — St.Petersburg 17.3.2001. Russian Indologist. Son of a worker. Graduated 1932 from Leningrad Institut istorii, filologii i lingvistiki, student of Ščerbackoj and Barannikov. Kand. filol. nauk 1941. In 1935-37 naučnyj sotrudnik at NIANKP (?), from…

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GERSHEVITCH, Ilya

GERSHEVITCH, Ilya (Il’ja Arkad‘evič Gerševič). Zürich 24.10.1914 — Cambridge 11.4.2001. Russian Iranian Scholar in the U.K. Professor in Cambridge. Born in Switzerland of Russian parents, Arkadi and Mila G., who came from Smolensk. They were fleeing the outbreak of WW I as the father was then studying medicine in Germany. Educated…

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GANKOVSKIJ, Jurij Vladimirovič

GANKOVSKIJ, Jurij Vladimirovič. Harkiv 6.4.1921 — Moscow 7.9.2001. Russian Historian. Son of an official, born in Ukraina. Graduated 1942 from Moscow. In 1941-45 in army. After war persecuted (arrest 1947), rehabilitated 1956. Kand. ist. nauk 1958. Dr. ist. nauk 1966. In 1945-54 taught at Voennyj institut inostrannyh jazykov in Moscow,…

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DODYHUDOEV, Rahim Halilovič

DODYHUDOEV, Rahim Halilovič. Sahčar, Gorno-Badahšan 15.6.1928 — Moscow 14.11.1995. Russian (Tadzhik?) Iranian scholar, specialist of Pamir languages. Son of a farmer. In 1946-56 served in Red Army, then studied until 1958 at Dushanbe University, taught there in 1961-80. In 1980-84 Director of Tadzhik Institute of Russian Language and Literature, from…

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DJUVERNUA, Aleksandr Lvovič (Alexandre Duvernoy)

DJUVERNUA, Aleksandr Lvovič (Alexandre Duvernoy). Moscow 1840 — Moscow 16/28.3.1886.Russian Slavonic Linguist and Philologist. Born in a French family resident in Russia from 1810. After school in Moscow studied from 1855 law and history at Moscow University, but gradually switched to philology. Beside Slavic he was specially interested in Lithuanian, but…

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D’JAKOV, Aleksej Mihajlovič

D’JAKOV, Aleksej Mihajlovič (A. Diakov). Luganovo 5.(17.)2.1896 — Moscow 16.3.1974. Russian Historian. Son of M. A. D’jakov, grandnephew of M. A. Bakunin. Educated in Tver, studied medicine in 1913-14 at Moscow, 1914-19 at Tomsk, again at Moscow graduated in 1921. Worked in Tadzhikistan, from 1932 in Moscow teaching in various institutes,…

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BARHUDAROV, Aleksej Stepanovič

BARHUDAROV, Aleksej Stepanovič. Puškin, Leningrad obl. 22.8.1927 — 9.5.2001. Russian Indologist (Hindi scholar). Son of a scholar of Russian language, Stepan Grigor’evič B. Studies at Oriental Faculty in Lenin­grad, graduated 1950, kand. filol. nauk 1953. Naučnyj sotrudnik at Institut Vostoko­vedenija (Oriental Inst.) of Academy of Science in 1953-71 (from 1966…

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ANDREEV, Nikolaj Dmitrievič

ANDREEV, Nikolaj Dmitrievič. Petrograd 16.2.1920 — 15.11.1997. Russian IE Linguist. Son of a soldier, himself participated in war against Finland in 1939-40 and in WW II 1941-45. Graduated 1952 Leningrad. Kand. filol. nauk 1956 (diss. on Germanistics), dr. filol. nauk 1967 (diss. on general Lin­guistics). In 1952-54 worked in Lenin­grad…

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