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Yevgeniy Mikhaylovich ZHUKOV

historian

Yevgeniy ZHUKOV, USSR Historian. Head, Chair of History, Academy, of Society Science, Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, since 1946; Chief Editor, “Vsemirnaya istoriya” (A Universal History), since 1955; full member since 1958, and Academy Secretary since 1957,Department of History Science, USSR Academy of Science. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1947; World Peace Council Medal, 1959. Member, Communist Party, since 1941.

Background

ZHUKOV, Yevgeniy was born in 1907.

Career

1943-1950 Director, Pacific Institute, USSR Academy of Science. One time member, Editorial Board, “Izvestiya Akademii nauk USSR” (News of USSR Academy of Science). Member, Editor Board, journal “Mezhdunarodnaya zhizn” (International Life), organ of All-Union Society for the Dissemination of Political and Science Knowledge.

Since 1955 member, Soviet Committee the Defense of Peace. Since 1956 Presidium member, Soviet Committee the Solidarity of Afro-Asian Countries. Since 1957 Bureau member, USSR National Committee of Historians.

Since 1950 member, Editorial Board, “Bolshaya sovetskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Soviet Encyclopedia). 1957 attended Cairo Conference on Solidarity of Afro-Asian Countries. 1958 - USSR representative at 2nd Session of International Consultative Committee UNESCO “East-West” project.

Religion

Every religion forces people to rely on outside authority, thus depriving them to become self-sufficient.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1941.

Views

Individuals have rights to express freedom if it safeguarde the interests of a collective.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1941.