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Konstantin Sergeevich Merezhkovskii

Konstantin Merezhkovskii, USSR Scientist, biologist.

Background

  • Merezhkovskii, Konstantin was born on July 23, 1855 in Petersburg. Brother of the writer D. Merezhkovskii.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Petersburg University, 1880.

    Career

    • Professor at Kazan' University, 1902-1914. Specialist on lichen and aquatic flora, infusoria and bacteria. One of the authors of the symbiogenesis theory in biology.

      Emigrated after the 1917 Revolution, settled in Switzerland.

    Religion

    Religious faith contradicts people’s efforts to obtain the truth about nature and a human being.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born July 23, 1855
    Died January 10, 1921
    (aged 65)
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