Nikolay KONRAD, USSR Orientalist. Doctor of Philological Science; full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; Professor, Leningrad University. Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor.
KONRAD, Nikolay was born in 1891.
Head, Chair of Japanese Studies, Leningrad University. Since 1934 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science. Since 1957 Bureau member,Department of Literature and Language, USSR Academy of Science.
Specialist in Japanese language, hist, and literature history. Teaches Japanese; research into hist, of Chinese culture. Since 1959 Director, Intersectional Group for the Study of Oriental Lit., Institute of Asian Peoples, USSR Academy of Science.
Member, Main Editorial Board, “Vsemirnaya istoriya” (World History). 1960 attended 25th International Congress of Orientalists, Moscow.