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Aleksandr BAKULEV, USSR Surgeon. Stalin Prize, 1949; Lenin Prize, 1958; World Peace Council’s Scroll of Honor, 1959; Hero of Socialist Labor; Order of Lenin; "Hammer and Sickle” Gold Medal, 1960; other orders; medals.


Bakulev, Aleksandr was born on December 7, 1890 in the village of Nevenikovskaia near Viatka.


Graduated in medicine from Saratov University, 1915.


Professor 1939; Doctor of Medicine Science. Full member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1948. Full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958.

Professor, 2nd Moscow Medicine Institute, since 1939. Science Director, Institute of Thoracic Surgery, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1959. Honoured Worker of Science Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1947.

Full member, Serbian Academy of Sciences, since 1959. 1947-1948 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science. 1956 founded Institute of Thoracic Surgery, USSR Academy of Medical Science.

Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950, 1954 and 1958 convocation. Member, Editorial Board, “Vestnik AMN USSR” (Bulletin of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences). Member, Editor Board, journal “Grudnaya khirurgiya” (Thoracic Surgery) and “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya" (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition.

Member Editor Board, journal “Novy khirurgichesky arkhiv” (New Surgical Archives) and “Khirurgiya” (Surgery). Chairman, Science Coordination Center, USSR Academy of Medical Science. В. 1960 honorary member, All-Union Society of Surgeons.

1945 member, Soviet delegation San Francisco for foundation of United Nations. 1955 read a paper on “Heart Surgery” at 16th International Congress of Surgeons, Copenhagen. Attended 7th Congress of Yugoslavian Surgeons, Belgrade.

Visited Norway and Sweden. 1956 visited England. Read a paper on “Surgical Treatment of Mitral Stenosis” at 4th International Congress on Thoracic Diseases in Cologne.

1957 read a paper on “Indications for Vascular Anastomosis in Morbus Caeruleus” at International Congress in Turin. 1960 attended 3rd International Congress of Surgeons in Rome. Works on cerebral, thoracic and cardiac surgery, operations for lung diseases, etc.

Since 1961 honorary member, Polish Society of Surgeons. 1918-1922 regiment doctor in Red Army. 1922-1926 at Saratov University.

1926-1930 at 2nd Moscow Medicine Institute. 1942-1943 Senior Surgeon, Moscow evacuation hospitals, and Head, Surgery Department, 1st Moscow City Hospital. 1953-1960 President, USSR Academy of Medical Science.

1956-1959 simultaneously Director, Institute of Thoracic Surgery, USSR Academy of Medical Science.


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


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