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Konstantin Sergeevich Merezhkovskii

biologist , scientist

Konstantin Merezhkovskii, USSR Scientist, biologist.

Background

Merezhkovskii, Konstantin was born on July 23, 1855 in Petersburg. Brother of the writer D. Merezhkovskii.

Education

Graduated from Petersburg University, 1880.

Career

Professor at Kazan' University, 1902-1914. Specialist on lichen and aquatic flora, infusoria and bacteria. One of the authors of the symbiogenesis theory in biology.

Emigrated after the 1917 Revolution, settled in Switzerland.

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Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.