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Viktor Mikhailovich Zhdanov

Viktor Zhdanov, USSR Virologist. Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences from 1960.

Background

  • Zhdanov, Viktor was born on February 13, 1914 in the Ukraine.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Khar’kov Medical Institute 1936.

    Career

    • Head of Laboratory and Director of the Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology in Khar’kov, 1946-1950. Head of Laboratory of the Institute of Virology of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences from 1951, and later head of the whole institute. In charge of a team of medical scientists working on AIDS.

    Religion

    There is no conclusive logical argument for the existence of God. His existence is continuously debated.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

    Membership

    Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences from 1960.
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    Born February 13, 1914
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