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Ivan Aleksandrovich Il’in

Ivan Il’in, Philosopher, religious author, lawyer.

Background

  • Il’in, Ivan was born on March 28, 1883 in Moscow.

  • Education

    • Educated at Moscow High School. Graduated from Moscow University in law, 1906. Studied at universities in Germany and France, 1910-1912.

    Career

    • Lecturer at Moscow University in law, 1912-1922. Under communist rule, arrested several times from 1918 till 1920. Expelled with a group of Russian professors in 1922.

      Lived in Berlin, 1922-1938. Professor at the Russian Scientific Institute in Berlin. Dismissed by the Nazi authorities.

      Moved to Zurich in 1938, where he spent the rest of his life.
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    Born March 28, 1883
    Died December 21, 1954
    (aged 71)
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