Nestor Genko

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1839 –

48

Who is Nestor Genko?

Nestor Karlovich Genko January 22 1839 in the Grodno Governorate, province of Kurland, Russian Empire – January, 28 1904 in Menton, France, was a scientist in the field of forestry, known for creation of the world's first major watershed protection forest belt system, the Genko Forest Belt, located in the east of Ulyanovsk Oblast. He was also a hero of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78.

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Born
1839
Russia
Also known as
  • Генко, Нестор Карлович
Nationality
  • Russia
  • Russian Empire
Profession
Lived in
  • Russian Empire

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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