Russia. Aleksandr Palladin – Ukrainian biochemist, professor, Soviet academician. Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation

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Aleksandr Palladin – Ukrainian biochemist, professor, Soviet academician.

Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation

Description Aleksandr Palladin (10 September 1885 – 6 December 1972) is a Ukrainian biochemist, professor, Soviet academician. He is known for establishing the Palladin Institute of Biochemistry and heading the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the post World War II period.

 

Aleksandr was born in a family of the Russian academician and biochemist Vladimir Palladin and was a student of a Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov.

 

After graduating Saint Petersburg State University in 1908, next year Palladin also studied at Heidelberg University. After that during 1909-1916 he worked in several institutes in Saint Petersburg. In 1916 Palladin became a professor of Novaya Aleksandria Institute of Agrarian Business and Forestry (today Kharkiv National Agrarian University of Dokuchayev) that was relocated from Puławy in Vistula Land (Congress of Poland) to Kharkiv.

 

Soon after the Red Army recovered the city of Kharkiv from whites, in 1921 he became a head of physiological chemistry department of the Kharkiv Medical Institute (today Kharkiv National Medical University) and at the same time staying at the agrarian institute as well for few more years.

Type Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation “100 years anniversary of the birth”
Condition: Good
Edges/Corners Fine
Used/Unused Cancellation, Kiev, 10.09.1985
Published by/for: Ministry of Communications, 1985

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