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Ivan Ivanovich Lappo

Ivan Lappo, USSR Historian.

Background

  • Lappo, Ivan was born in 1869.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Petersburg University in history, 1892.

    Career

    • Professor of Russian history at Tartu University, 1905-1916. After the October Revolution 1917, went abroad. Lived in Prague, 1921-1933.

      Professor of Kaunas (Kovno) University in Lithuania, 1933-1940. Specialist on the history of Western Russia (Belorussia, Grand Duchy of Lithuania). At the end of World War II, among the Russian refugees in Germany.

    Religion

    Religion makes people base their lives on false foundations.

    Views

    Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.

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    Born 1869
    Died December 23, 1944
    (aged 75)
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