Worked as a medical expert in the courts from 1900. Vice-dean of Moscow University, 1909. Resigned in protest against the policies of the education minister, Kasso, 1911.
Again professor at Moscow University, 1917-1931. Specialist on the mummification of bodies, involved in the mummification of V. Lenin’s corpse for exhibition in the Mausoleum in Moscow.
Born December 7, 1865