Nikolay Burdenko

Surgeon

1876 – 1946

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Who was Nikolay Burdenko?

Nikolay Nilovich Burdenko was a Russian and Soviet surgeon, the founder of the Russian neurosurgery. He was Surgeon-General of the Red Army, an academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences, an academician and the first director of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR, a Hero of Socialist Labor, Colonel General of medical services, Stalin Prize winner. He was a veteran of the Russo-Japanese, First World, Winter and the German-Soviet War.

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Born
Jun 3, 1876
Kamenka
Profession
Education
  • University of Tartu
Employment
  • Moscow State University
Died
Nov 11, 1946
Moscow

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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