Maria Klenova

1898 - 1976

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Maria Vasilyevna Klenova (Russian: Мари́я Васи́льевна Клёнова; 12 August 1898 – 6 August 1976) was a Russian and Soviet marine geologist and one of the founders of Russian marine science and contributor to the first Soviet Antarctic atlas.Klenova studied to become a professor and later on worked as a member of the Council for Antarctic Research of the USSR Academy of Sciences. During that time she spent nearly thirty years researching in the Polar Regions and become the first woman scientist to do research in Antarctica. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Klenova has received more than 40,562 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Maria Klenova is the 53rd most popular geologist (down from 50th in 2019), the 1,702nd most popular biography from Russia and the 4th most popular Russian Geologist.

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Among geologists, Maria Klenova ranks 53 out of 60Before her are M. King Hubbert, Hugo Benioff, Walter Alvarez, Daniel Barringer, Charles Lapworth, and Archibald Geikie. After her are Paul Niggli, Walther Penck, Joseph Thomson, Henry De la Beche, Reginald Aldworth Daly, and John Bell Hatcher.

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Among people born in 1898, Maria Klenova ranks 217Before her are Gregor Wentzel, Chesty Puller, Charlotte Moore Sitterly, Gertrude Lawrence, Clarence Walker, and Vilho Lampi. After her are Lee Garmes, Owen Barfield, Jadwiga Smosarska, Konstantinos Dovas, Wiley Post, and Ariel Durant. Among people deceased in 1976, Maria Klenova ranks 193Before her are Anna Kéthly, James Wong Howe, Miriam Cooper, Horacio Muñoz, Sybil Thorndike, and Camilo Ponce Enríquez. After her are Toni Ulmen, Mortimer Wheeler, Hugo Wieslander, Tibor Csík, Hans Theilig, and Sid James.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Maria Klenova ranks 1,702 out of 2,688Before her are Olga Morozova (1949), Olha Bryzhina (1963), Dmitry Rogozin (1963), Andrei Kobyakov (1960), Boris Mayorov (1938), and Svetlana Gannushkina (1942). After her are Sergei Avdeyev (1956), Tatyana Anisimova (1949), Sylvi Saimo (1914), Lyubov Kozyreva (1929), Denis Urubko (1973), and Valery Korzun (1953).

Among GEOLOGISTS In Russia

Among geologists born in Russia, Maria Klenova ranks 4Before her are Vasily Dokuchaev (1846), Vladimir Obruchev (1863), and Alexander Karpinsky (1846).