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Aleksandr Petrovich SHENNIKOV

Aleksandr SHENNIKOV, USSR Botanist. Instructor, Leningrad University, since 1919; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1946; associate, Botanical Institute, USSR Academy of Science, since 1925; Honoured Worker of Science Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1948.


  • SHENNIKOV, Aleksandr was born in 1888.

  • Education

    • 1912 graduated St. Petersburg University.


    • Studied vegetation of USSR meadows and devised classification for it. Studies theory of phytocenology and methodics of geobotanical zoning. 1912-1936 at Leningrad Forest Institute, now Leningrad Forestry Academy.


    Religion gets people to believe something untrue.


    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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    Born 1888