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also known as Nikolay Aleksandrovich Gurvich

academician , ethnographer , historian , naturalist , sociologist

Nikolay Gurvich was a local historian and ethnographer. A member of the Noble Assembly of Ufa province. Full member of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society. MP of the provincial, district (Ufa), city (Ufa) zemstvo assembly.


In 1834 the family left to Germany where Nikolay went to classical grammar school and graduated from it in 1846 with a gold medal. After the graduation from school young Gurvich was quite independent, he was a tutor and suppported his mother.

In 1847 Gurvich came to St.-Petersburg and entered the St. Petersburg Medical Academy. He Graduated in 1852 and got a title of doctor.


  • book

    • Tribal composition and approximate size of the population of Ufa province in 1878

  • sketches

    • Statistical sketches about Ufa province


Barbara I. Zhukovsky

wife's father:
Ivan V. Zhukovsky

Alexandra Gurvich

Ivan Gurvich