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Yuriy Vasilevich KNOROZOV

ethnographer , Doctor of History Science since 1955

Yuriy KNOROZOV, USSR Ethnographer; Doctor of History Science since 1955.

Background

KNOROZOV, Yuriy was born in 1922.

Education

1948 graduated Moscow University.

Career

1952 discovered principles for deciphering hieroglyphic writing of American Maya Indians and written language of Easter Islands (together with N. A. Butinov).