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Sergei Fedorovich Platonov

Sergei Platonov, USSR Historian.

Background

  • Platonov, Sergei was born on June 16, 1860 in Chernigov.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Petersburg University, 1882.

    Career

    • Academician, 1920. Wrote many historical works, especially on the times of Ivan the Terrible and the Time of Troubles. Refused to take part in the communist distortions of history. Arrested, 1930.

    Religion

    Major religious moral codes dehumanise individuals outside their group as less worthy. Results can vary from discrimination to genocide.

    Views

    The role of the individual as a member of a collective is more important than the individual.

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    Born June 16, 1860
    Died January 10, 1933
    (aged 72)
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