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Nikolai Georgievich Kell’

Nikolai Georgievich Kell’, USSR Geodesist, cartographer.

Background

  • Kell’, Nikolai Georgievich was born on January 20, 1883.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Petrograd Mining Institute, 1915.

    Career

    • Topographer with the Kamchatka expedition of the Russian Geographical Society, 1908-1911. Professor of geodesy at the Petrograd Mining Institute, 1921. Chairman of the Committee on Aerial Survey.

      Works on geodesy, aerial photogrammetric methods and cartography.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it stops people thinking in a rational and objective way.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born January 20, 1883
    Died December 22, 1965
    (aged 82)
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