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Ivan Ivanovich Lappo

historian

Ivan Lappo, USSR Historian.

Background

Lappo, Ivan was born in 1869.

Education

Graduated from Petersburg University in history, 1892.

Career

Professor of Russian history at Tartu University, 1905-1916. After the October Revolution 1917, went abroad. Lived in Prague, 1921-1933.

Professor of Kaunas (Kovno) University in Lithuania, 1933-1940. Specialist on the history of Western Russia (Belorussia, Grand Duchy of Lithuania). At the end of World War II, among the Russian refugees in Germany.

Religion

Religion makes people base their lives on false foundations.

Views

Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.