Category:Vladimir Afanasyevich Obruchev

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English: Vladimir Afanasyevich Obruchev (1863–1956), was a Russian geologist who specialized in the study of Siberia and Central Asia. He was also one of the first science fiction authors in Russia.
Русский: Влади́мир Афана́сьевич О́бручев (1863—1956) — русский геолог, палеонтолог, географ, писатель-фантаст (автор знаменитых романов «Земля Санникова» и «Плутония»), надворный советник, академик АН СССР (1929), Герой Социалистического Труда (1945), лауреат Сталинской премии.

Vladimir Obruchev 
Russian geologist
Date of birth 28 September 1863 (in Julian calendar)
Date of death 19 June 1956
Moscow (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union)
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Saint Petersburg Mining University
Doctoral advisor
  • Saint Petersburg State University
  • Moscow State University
  • Tavrida National V.I. Vernadsky University
  • Academy of Sciences of the USSR
Member of
  • German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Academy of Sciences of the USSR
Field of work
  • Dmitriĭ Vladimirovich Obruchev
Award received
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