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historian , Science academy administrator

Aleksandr Drizulis, Latvian science academy administrator, historian. Decorated Order of Lenin Presidium Supreme Soviet, Moscow, 3 Orders of Red Banner Presidium Supreme Soviet; recipient medal Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Peace Committee, 1973.


Drizulis, Aleksandr was born on June 29, 1920 in Pskov, Latvia, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Son of Arvid Y. and Milda I. (Trauberg) Drizulis.


Graduate history, Archival Institute, Moscow, 1942. Postgraduate, State Pedagogical Institute, Moscow, 1944. Postgraduate, Institute History, Moscow, 1946.


Learned secretary Institute History, Riga, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1946-1970. Deputy director then director Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic Academy of Sciences, from 1963, academician, secretary Department Social Sciences, 1963-1970, vice president, from 1975. Member National Committee Historians, Moscow, since 1975.

Leader Latvian section Academy Council of History of Great October Revolution, from 1960.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Lenin and the Revolutionary Movement in Latvia, 1980, History of the Great October Revolution in Latvia, 1987. Author, editor: History of Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, 1986 (State prize 1987).


Deputy Supreme Soviet of Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, from 1967, deputy chairman of presidium, 1967-1984, chairman, from 1985. Secretary central committee Latvian Communist Party, 1970-1975. Member Latvian Soviet Socialist Society of Knowledge.


Married Irina A. Maslennikova, September 29, 1943. 1 child, Viktoria A.

Arvid Y. Drizulis

Milda I. (Trauberg) Drizulis

Irina A. Maslennikova

Viktoria A. Drizulis