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Nikolai Nikolaevich Petrov

Nikolai Petrov, USSR Oncologist, surgeon.

Background

  • Petrov, Nikolai was born on December 14, 1876 in Petersburg.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Military Medical Academy, 1899.

    Career

    • Professor of surgery at Warsaw University, 1912-1913. Director of the Institute for Medical Specialisation, 1921-1925. Head of the Department of Surgery at the 1st Leningrad Medical Institute.

      Organizer and director of the Leningrad Oncological Institute, 1926 (renamed the Petrov Oncological Institute of Leningrad in 1966). Honorary member of the International Society of Surgeons, 1957.

    Religion

    God can not be proven by science which is the main way we study and understand our universe or natural world.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born December 14, 1876
    Died March 2, 1964
    (aged 87)
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