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Alexander Kan, Russian historian. Senior sergeant 1st Ukrainian Front, 1944-1945. Member Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters, Swedish Academy Letters, Gustav Adolphus Academy, Royal Society Humanities Uppsala.

Background

Kan, Alexander was born on October 31, 1925 in Moscow. Son of Sergei and Rosa (Kalmanson) Kan.

Education

Bachelor, Moscow University, 1949. Master of Arts, Institute History Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute History Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1966.

Career

Editor Scandinavian Department Radio, Moscow, 1949-1950. Editorial staff, vice head section Voprosy Istorii magazine, 1954-1958. Scholar, then senior scholar institute history Academy of Sciences, 1960-1986.

Professor institute history Uppsala University, Sweden, 1988-1995. Retired, 1996

Professor institute history Oslo University, Norway, 1988-1995. Assistant professor Institute International Relations, Moscow, 1959-1970.

Chairman working group for Scandinavian history Institute History Moscow, 1968-1974. Fellow Norwegian Research Center for Defense History, Oslo, 1987.

Membership

Senior sergeant 1st Ukrainian Front, 1944-1945. Member Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters, Swedish Academy Letters, Gustav Adolphus Academy, Royal Society Humanities Uppsala.

Connections

Married Ada Krugljak, August 20, 1960.

father:
Sergei Kan

mother:
Rosa (Kalmanson) Kan

spouse:
Ada Krugljak