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Mikhail Pavlovich ALEKSEEV

Lit historian

Mikhail ALEKSEEV, USSR Lit. historian. Doctor of History, and Philology; full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; Chairman, Pushkin Commission, USSR Academy of Science; Professor, Leningrad University, since 1933.

Background

ALEKSEEV, Mikhail was born in 1896.

Education

Graduated Kiev University.

Career

Deputy Director, Institute of Russia Lit., USSR Academy of Science, and member, Editorial Board, “Izvestiya Academy of Sciences USSR” (News of the USSR Academy of Sciences). 1946-1958 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science. Mainly studies links between Russ, and foreign literature.

Author of many works on Russ, classics of 18th and 19th c. and on European and American writers.

Religion

Major religious moral codes dehumanise individuals outside their group as less worthy. Results can vary from discrimination to genocide.

Views

Strong communist party can create a new and better society with neither rich nor poor.