Aleksey YEFIMOV, USSR History. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1939 and Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic Academy, of Pedagogical Science, since 1947; Head, American Section, Institute of Ethnography, USSR Academy of Science, since 1956; Deputy Chief Editor, journal “Sovetskaya etnografiya”, since 1957. Order of Lenin; medals; Stalin Prize, 1942.
YEFIMOV, Aleksey was born in 1896.
Specializes in modern European history, hist, of United States of America and hist, of Russ, discovery and exploration in Siberia and North America. 1936-1941 associate, Institute of History, USSR Academy of Science. 1934-1938 lecturer, 1938-1956 Professor, History Faculty, Moscow University.