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engineer , Transport

Viktor BAKAEV, USSR Transport, engineer. Doctor of Technology Science since 1952; USSR Minister of Merchant Marine, since 1954 candidate member of the Central Committee, Communist Party of the Soviet Union, since 1961. Order of Lenin, 1960; Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1919.


BAKAEV, Viktor was born in 1902 in Port Berdyansk.


1921-1925 studied at Party School and Kharkov Workers’ Faculty. 1929 graduated Moscow Institute of Transport Engineering.


1929-1937 worked on repair and expansion of Azov and Black Sea ports. 1937-1942 lecturer, Moscow Institute of Transport Engineering. Head of a Chair, Leningrad Institute of Water Transport Engineering and instructor, Kalinin Polytechn.

Institute; during World War II organized supply of Leningrad via Lake Ladoga. 1943-1945 Collegium member, and Director, Main Port Board, USSR Minister of Merchant Marine. 1945-1954 USSR Deputy Minister of Merchant Marine.

Simultaneously supervised restoration of ports destroyed during the war.


Religion is bad because it obstructs scientific research.


Member, Communist Party, since 1919.


Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.


Member, Communist Party, since 1919.