Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov

1907 - 1970

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Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov (Russian: Михаи́л Миха́йлович Гера́симов) (2 September 1907 – 21 July 1970) was a Soviet archaeologist and anthropologist who discovered the Mal'ta–Buret' culture and developed the first technique of forensic sculpture based on findings of anthropology, archaeology, paleontology, and forensic science. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov has received more than 106,946 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov is the 39th most popular anthropologist, the 960th most popular biography from Russia (down from 911th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Anthropologist.

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Among anthropologists, Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov ranks 39 out of 69Before him are Marcel Griaule, Henry Fairfield Osborn, Ann Dunham, John Lloyd Stephens, Ralph Linton, and Alfred Sauvy. After him are Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring, Lubor Niederle, Louis Dumont, Birutė Galdikas, Gilberto Freyre, and Johann Carl Fuhlrott.

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Among people born in 1907, Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov ranks 143Before him are Géza von Radványi, Yasushi Inoue, Volmari Iso-Hollo, L. Sprague de Camp, Lev Oborin, and Guido Masetti. After him are Gunnar Ekelöf, Alfred Delp, Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna of Russia, Miguel Torga, Roman Rudenko, and Gene Autry. Among people deceased in 1970, Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov ranks 119Before him are René Schneider, Nikolaus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Marlen Haushofer, Patriarch Alexy I of Moscow, Heino Eller, and Bjarni Benediktsson. After him are Félix Gaillard, Romaine Brooks, Cathy O'Donnell, Marietta Blau, Johnny Hodges, and Henri Queuille.

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Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov ranks 960 out of 2,688Before him are Alexander Guchkov (1862), Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky (1809), Sergei Salnikov (1925), Anatoli Boukreev (1958), Andrey Zvyagintsev (1964), and Denis Davydov (1784). After him are Alexander Serov (1820), Yekaterina Furtseva (1910), Alexander Tormasov (1752), Yury Yakovlev (1928), Vladimir Kappel (1883), and Panteleimon Ponomarenko (1902).


Among anthropologists born in Russia, Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov ranks 1After him are Andrey Korotayev (1961) and Dmitry Anuchin (1843).