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Aleksandr Ksaver’evich Bulatovich

explorer

Aleksandr Bulatovich, USSR Explorer.

Background

Bulatovich, Aleksandr was born on October 8, 1870 in Orel.

Career

Served as a member of the Russian diplomatic mission in Ethiopia. Explored Ethiopia, 1896— 1900. Gathered ethnographic information on some Ethiopian tribes (Sidamo, Galla).

Became a monk in the early 1900s. Returned to Ethiopia, 1911-1912, to try to organize a Russian Orthodox monastery and school. Wrote religious works.

Returned to Russia.