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Vavilov N.I., (1887-1943), biologist

VAVILOV Nikolay Ivanovich (1887-1943), geneticist, plant-breeder, science official, public figure, Member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1929), Member of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1929)


The Central Experimental Station of Applied Botany and Selection (the fiirst experimental station of the All-Union Institute of Plant Cultivation) was opened in Moscow Road (its present address is the house no. 11)
Source: Tsarskoe Selo


8 September. The 100th anniversary of the founding of Saint Petersburg Agrary University occurred. University was the diverse educational establishment having the 10 departments to this event
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

Agricultural University

AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, fully named the St. Petersburg State Agricultural University, situated at 2 Peterburgskoe Highway, Pushkin. It originates from the Agricultural School established in Tsarskoe Selo in 1797

Morskaya Malaya Street

MORSKAYA MALAYA STREET (since 1738 - Bolshaya Lugovaya Street, since the middle of the 18th century until the 1820s - Novaya Isaakievskaya Street, in 1902-93 - Gogolya Street, after N.V. Gogol), between Nevsky Prospect and St. Isaac's Square

Nevsky Prospect

NEVSKY PROSPECT known as Bolshaya Pershpektivnaya Road or Bolshaya Pershpektiva until 1738, Nevskaya Prospektivaya Street or Nevskaya Perspektiva in 1738-1780s, and 25 October Avenue in 1918-44 so named in memory of the October Revolution of 1917

Pushkin, town

PUSHKIN, a town and municipal unit situated south of Saint Petersburg. Known until 1918 as Tsarskoe Selo, and in 1918-37 as Detskoe Selo. As of 2002, population totalled approximately 95,000 inhabitants

Russian Academy of Sciences

RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, the highest scientific institution in Russia. It was founded in St. Petersburg after Emperor Peter the Great's project for the academy was approved by the Senate on 28 January 1724

Russian Geographical Society

RUSSIAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY, situated at 10 Grivtsova Lane. It was founded in 1845 on the initiative of Admiral F. P. Litke, Member of the Academy K. M. Ber, Admiral Baron F. P. Wrangel, and a number of other scientists

The Cottedge of Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich (an ensemble of the Separated Park)

A country house, looked like an English cottadge, is the first model of the St. Petersburg Modern and the scene of action of the famous series of TV films about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson
Source: Tsarskoe Selo

Vavilov Research Institute of Cultivation

VAVILOV RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF CULTIVATION, a governmental scientific centre of the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, located at 42 and 44 Bolshaya Morskaya Street

Vavilov S.I., (1891-1951), physicist

VAVILOV Sergey Ivanovich (1891-1951), physicist, founder of the Soviet Scientific School of Optical Physics, Member (1932) and President (1945-51) of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Brother of N I. Vavilov