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Ariste, Paul, (1905-1990), a scholar
Paul Ariste (1905-1990) was a linguist, ethnographer, Doctor of Philology (1939), academician of the Academy of Science of Estonian SSR (1954). In 1927 he changed his surname Berg for Estonian one - Ariste (by the name of the village and gulf of... more

Bogdanov, Nikolay Ivanovich (1904-1959), a scholar
Nikolay Ivanovich Bogdanov (1904-1959) was a linguist, one of the makers of the Veps(ian) language and written language. He graduated from the philological faculty of the Leningrad University (1938), he was a student of professor D.V.Bubrich. In... more

Gadlo, Aleksandr Vilyamovich (1937-2002), a scholar
Aleksandr Vilyamovich Gadlo (1937-2002) was an ethnograph, archaeologist. In 1985 he became a Doctor of History. He graduated from the historical faculty of the Leningrad State University (1961) and was a student of the academician M.I.Artamonov. He... more

Kyoppen, Pyotr Ivanovich (1793-1864), a scholar
Pyotr Ivanovich Kyoppen (Köppen) (1793-1864) was a statistician, historian. He was a corresponding member of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Science (1826), a junior scientific assistant (1837), an academician (extraordinary - 1839, ordinary -... more

Larin, Paraske (1883/34-1904), a narrator of runes
Paraske Larin or Praskovia Nikitichna (Larina-Stepanova, née Nikitina) (1833/34, the Saint Petersburg Gubernia - 1904, Vaskela Village of the Vyborg Gubernia) was an Izhorian singer of runes and narrator. She was born in Miskyulya Village (it's the... more

Ozeretskovsky, Nikolay Yakovlevich (1750-1827), a scientist
Hikolay Yakovlevich Ozeretskovsky (1750-1827) was a naturalist and traveller. He was an academician of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Science (1782) and the Russian Academy of Science (1783). He was born in the family of a priest. In 1767 he was... more

Putro, Mooses (1848-1917), a musician
Mooses Putro (Moisei Matveyevich) (1848, Kyullisi Village of Tsarskoye Selo Uyezd of the Saint Petersburg Gubernia - 1919) was a composer, musician, educator. He was born in a peasant family. In 1866 he finished Kolpany teachers and kusters'... more

Shvindt, Teodor (1851-1917), a scholar
Peter (Pyotr) Teodor Shvindt (1851, Putoria Estate in Räisälä; now Melnikovo Settlement in Priozresk District - 1917) was an archaeologist, ethnographer, folklorist. He finished a grammar school in the town of Vyborg, studied in the Polytechnic... more

Shyogren, Andrey Mikhaylovich (1794-1855), a scholar
Andreas Johan (Andrey Mikhailovich) Sjogren (1794-1855) was an ethnographer, linguist. In 1831 he became an academician of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Science. He was born in Finland in the family of a shoemaker. He studied in a grammar school... more

Volkov, Nikolay Nikolayevich (1904-1953), a scholar
Nikolay Nikolayevich Volkov (1904-1953) was a scientist-ethnographer. He graduated from the ethnography department of the geography faculty of the Leningrad State University (1930). In the period from 1931 to 1935 he was mobilized to work in the... more

Vyaysyanen, Armas Otto (1890-1969), an ethnographer
Armas Otto Vaisanen (1890-1969) was a folklorist, ethnographer. He studied at the University of Helsinki. In 1919 he became a Master, then in 1939 he became a Doctor of Science. Since 1919 he was a member of the Kalevala Society, in 1930-42 he was... more

Yevropeus, Daniel (1820-18884), a scholar
David Emmanuel Daniel Europaeus (in Finnish - Taneli; in Russian - David Petrovich) (1820-1884) was a folklorist, archaeologist. Ethnographer. He was born in the family of a pastor in Olkkola Farmstead of the parish of Savitaipale of the Vyborg... more

Zolotaryev, David Alekseyevich (1885-1937), a scholar
David Alekseyevich Zolotaryov (1885-1935) was an anthropologist, ethnographer, professor (1918). From 1903 to 1904 he was a student of the medical department of the Moscow University; from 1904 to 1907 he lived in Paris, listened to the lectures in... more