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Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Mikhailov

Aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR Astronomer.

Background

  • Mikhailov, Aleksandr was born on April 26, 1888.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Moscow University, 1911.

    Career

    • Professor at the University, 1918-1948. Director of Pulkovo Observatory, 1947. Vice-president of the International Astronomical Union, 1946-1948.

      Specialist on solar eclipses. Edited stellar atlases.

    Religion

    Religion discourages exploration of science and universe by suppressing curiosity, and denies its followers a broader perspective.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born April 26, 1888
    Died 1969
    (aged 80)
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