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Vladimir Nikolaevich Ipat’ev

Vladimir Ipat’ev, USSR Chemist. Member of the Academy of Sciences, 1916-1926.

Background

  • Ipat’ev, Vladimir was born on November 21, 1867 in Moscow.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Mikhailovskaia Artillery Academy, Petersburg, 1892.

    Career

    • Professor of the same academy from 1900. Went on a business trip abroad in 1927 and stayed in the West. Settled in the USA, 1930.

      Researcher at Universal Oil Products Company and professor at the Northwestern University in Chicago. Worked mainly on catalytic reactions. Gained a worldwide reputation in this field.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it obstructs scientific research.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

    Membership

    Member of the Academy of Sciences, 1916-1926.
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    Born November 21, 1867
    Died November 29, 1952
    (aged 85)
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