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Aleksandr Sergeevich POPOV

mining specialist

Aleksandr POPOV, USSR Mining specialist. Professor 1927; full member, Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences, since 1954; Honoured Worker of Science of Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic since 1944; Professor, Kazakhstan Mining and Metallurgical Institute, since 1949.

Background

POPOV, Aleksandr was born in 1891.

Education

1919 graduated Petrograd Mining Institute.

Career

1921-1941 at Moscow Mining Academy, now the Moscow Mining Institute. 1938-1949 Professor, Central Asian Polytechn. Institute; works deal with opening up and working of coal deposits.

Religion

Religion is bad because it stops people thinking in a rational and objective way.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.