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Petr Andreevich Minakov

Medical expert

Petr Minakov, USSR Medical expert.


Minakov, Petr was born on December 7, 1865 in the village of Deriugino near Kursk.


Graduated in medicine from Moscow University, 1891.


Worked as a medical expert in the courts from 1900. Vice-dean of Moscow University, 1909. Resigned in protest against the policies of the education minister, Kasso, 1911.

Again professor at Moscow University, 1917-1931. Specialist on the mummification of bodies, involved in the mummification of V. Lenin’s corpse for exhibition in the Mausoleum in Moscow.