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also known as Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh

archaeologist , painter , philosopher , traveler , writer , public figure

Nicholas Roerich was a Russian mystic, painter, philosopher, scientist, writer, traveler, and public figure. Roerich was an author and initiator of an international pact for the protection of artistic and academic institutions and historical sites (Roerich's Pact) and a founder of an international movement for the defence of culture.