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List of notable or famous anthropologists from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top anthropologists born in Russia and even some popular anthropologists who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian anthropologists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These anthropologists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known anthropologist from Russia is included when available.

Examples include Dmitri Bondarenko and Andrey Korotayev.

This historic anthropologists from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian anthropologists of note?" and "Who are the most famous anthropologists from Russia?" These prominent anthropologists of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian anthropologists.

Use this list of renowned Russian anthropologists to discover some new anthropologists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (14 items)
Afanasy Shchapov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Anthropologists from Russia
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Afanasiy Prokopievich Shchapov was a Russian historian accused of "Siberian nationalism" and persecuted by tsarist authorities. ...more

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Age: Died at 46 (1830-1876)

Profession: Anthropologist

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Anatoly Mikhailovich Khazanov is an anthropologist and historian. Born in Moscow, Khazanov attended Moscow State University, where he received an M.A. in 1960. He earned a Ph.D. degree in 1966 and Dr.Sc. in 1976 from the USSR Academy of Sciences. In 1990, he became Professor of the Department of ...more

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Age: 79

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Anthropologist, Historian, Philosopher

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Andrey Korotayev is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Anthropologists from Russia
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Andrey Vitalievich Korotayev is a Russian anthropologist, economic historian, and sociologist, with major contributions to world-systems theory, cross-cultural studies, Near Eastern history, Big History, and mathematical modeling of social and economic macrodynamics. He is currently the Head of the ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Anthropologist, Economist

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David Zolotarev is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Anthropologists from Russia
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David Alekseevich Zolotarev was a Russian anthropologist and ethnographer who studied the tribal populations of the Yaroslavl region of northern Russia. In his capacity as professor of anthropology at the University of Leningrad and as a representative of the Russian Geographical Society’s ...more

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Age: Died at 50 (1885-1935)

Birthplace: Rybinsk, Russia

Profession: Anthropologist, Ethnographer

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Dmitri Bondarenko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Anthropologists from Russia
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Dmitri Mikhailovich Bondarenko, is a Russian anthropologist, historian, and africanist. He has conducted field research in a number of African countries and among Black people in Russia and the USA. He is Vice-Director for Research of the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Anthropologist, Ethnographer

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Dmitry Anuchin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Anthropologists from Russia
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Dmitry Nikolayevich Anuchin portrait was a Russian anthropologist, ethnographist, archaeologist, and geographer. He was a member of the Russian Geographical Society and convened the ethnographic sub-section of the Twelfth Congress of Russian Natural Scientists and Physicians held in Moscow in 1909. ...more

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Age: Died at 80 (1843-1923)

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Profession: Anthropologist, Ethnographer

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Maksim Kovalevsky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Anthropologists from Russia
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Maksim Maksimovich Kovalevsky was the main authority on sociology in the Russian Empire. He was vice-president and president of the International Institute of Sociology. He also held a chair in sociology at the Psycho-Neurological Institute. Kovalevsky was elected into the Russian Academy of ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1851-1916)

Birthplace: Russian Empire

Profession: Anthropologist, Lawyer

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Mikhail Kryukov is an anthropologist and historian. Born in Moscow, Kryukov attended Moscow Institute of Oriental Studies, where he received a B.A. in 1954. He earned an M.A. in 1955 from Moscow Institute of International Relations, and from the Peking University in 1962. He earned a Ph.D. degree in ...more

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Age: 83

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Anthropologist

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