GHIRSHMAN, Tania

GHIRSHMAN, Tania (born Antoinette Levienne). Constantinople 1900 — 1984. The wife and competent helper of —> Roman Gh., like him, of Russian origin. Daughter of a merchant, spent early years in Russia, but when she was six, the family moved to Paris. She became a dental surgeon, but rejected this…

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GHIRSHMAN, Roman

GHIRSHMAN, Roman (Roman Mihajlovič Giršman). Harkiv 3.10.1895 — Budapest 5.9.1979. Russian (Ukrainian?) Archaeologist of Iran in France. “Le duc de Suse”. Born in a wealthy Jewish family in Ukraina he became in 1914 an officer in Russian army and fought in WW 1 and in the White Army in Crimea.…

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D’JAKONOV, Mihail Mihajlovič

D’JAKONOV, Mihail Mihajlovič. St.Petersburg 13.(26.)6.1907 — Moscow 8.6.1954. Russian Historian of the Ancient World. Son of an official. Grew up in Norway. Studies in Oslo (1924-26) and Leningrad, graduated 1930. Kand. ist. nauk 1937, Dr. ist. nauk 1946. In 1930-31 naučnyj sotrudnik at Samarkand Museum and Uzbek Academy Oriental Institute,…

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