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Iogan Gansovich Eikhfeld

Iogan Eikhfeld, USSR Botanist.

Background

  • Eikhfeld, Iogan was born on January 25, 1893.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Petrograd Agricultural Institute.

    Career

    • Head of the Polar department of the Institute of Plant Growing, 1923-1940, and Director of the Institute, 1940-1951. President of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, 1950. Specialist on agriculture under polar conditions.

      Experimented on the Kola Peninsula and in Northern Karelia.

    Religion

    There is no solid or tangible evidence for God nor a logical argument for God. The existence of God is taken on faith and not by evidence.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born January 25, 1893
    Died 1975
    (aged 81)
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