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Aleksandr Petrovich TERENTEV

organic chemist

Aleksandr TERENTEV, USSR Organic chemist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1953; Professor, Moscow University, since 1934. Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; Stalin Prize, 1948.

Background

TERENTEV, Aleksandr was born in 1891.

Education

1913 graduated Moscow University.

Career

1913-1934 instructor, Moscow University. Main works deal with organic functional analysis and chemistry of heterocyclic compounds, etc. Devised new method of organic compound synthesis.

Religion

Religious faith contradicts people’s efforts to obtain the truth about nature and a human being.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.