Petrunkevitch, Alexander, 1875-1964

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1875-12-22
Death 1964-03-09
Russian, English, German

Biographical notes:

Zoologist and professor of zoology at Yale. Born and raised in Russia, educated in Russia and Germany; married Wanda Hartshorn of Newark, N.J.. His father, Ivan Il'ich Petrunkevich, was a political activist and a founder of Constitutional Democratic Party in Russia.

From the description of Selected family papers, [19--]. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 24944627

Alexander Petrunkevitch was born in Pliski, Russia in 1875 and taught at the University of Moscow before immigrating to Germany to escape political persecution. He earned a Ph.D. at the University of Freiburg in 1901. Petrunkevitch taught biology at Harvard University and the University of Indiana before joining the Yale University faculty in 1910. He was known for his research on spiders. He died in New Haven, Connecticut on March 10, 1964.

From the guide to the Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch papers, 1886-1964, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Alexander Petrunkevitch was born in Pliski, Russia in 1875 and taught at the University of Moscow before immigrating to Germany to escape political persecution. He earned a Ph.D. at the University of Freiburg in 1901. Petrunkevitch taught biology at Harvard University and the University of Indiana before joining the Yale University faculty in 1910. He was known for his research on spiders. He died in New Haven, Connecticut on March 10, 1964.

Ivan Petrunkevitch was born in Russia on November 22, 1843. A Ukranian noble by birth, Petrunkevitch was among the first to advocate a democratic constitution and the convocation of a constituent assembly. For many years he lived in exile in the Crimea. After the 1905 revolution Petrunkevitch was elected to the first Duma and served as first president of the Constitutional Democratic Party. He retired in 1915 and fled Russia during the Civil War. He died in Prague in 1928.

From the description of Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch papers, 1886-1964 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122290361

Alexander Petrunkevitch was born in Pliski, Russia, in 1875 and taught at the University of Moscow before immigrating to Germany to escape political persecution. He earned a Ph.D. at the University of Freiburg in 1901. Petrunkevitch taught biology at Harvard University and the University of Indiana before joining the Yale University faculty in 1910. He was known for his research on spiders. He died in New Haven, Connecticut, on March 10, 1964.

Ivan Petrunkevitch was born in Russia on November 22, 1843. A Ukranian noble by birth, Petrunkevitch was among the first to advocate a democratic constitution and the convocation of a constituent assembly. For many years he lived in exile in the Crimea. After the 1905 revolution Petrunkevitch was elected to the first Duma and served as first president of the Constitutional Democratic Party. He retired in 1915 and fled Russia during the Civil War. He died in Prague in 1928.

From the description of Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch papers, 1886-1964 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166262

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Subjects:

  • Exiles

Occupations:

  • Arachnologists
  • Poets
  • Zoologists

Places:

  • Prague (Czech Republic) (as recorded)
  • Krymskai︠a︡ oblastʹ (Ukraine) (as recorded)
  • Prague (Czech Republic) (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Krymskai︠a︡ oblastʹ (Ukraine) (as recorded)
  • Krymskai︠a︡ oblastʹ (Ukraine) (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • Russia (as recorded)
  • Russia (as recorded)
  • Prague (Czech Republic) (as recorded)
  • Russia (as recorded)