Bolo Sesen Dyachkovsky Dmitry Ivanovich

08 November 1905 (1905-11-08), Bologursky nasleg of Boturus ulus, Yakutsk Oblast — 15 July 1948 (1948-07-16), Bologursky nasleg of Churapchnsk District, Yakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR


Biography, education, career:

Bolo Sesen Dyachkovsky was born to the family of a well-off Yakut. In 1925-1931 he collected folklore and ethnographic materials by himself. In 1934-1937 he worked as an instructor for the Bureau of Regional Studies and the Society for the Studies of Yakut ASSR. In 1937-1946 he was a research fellow at the Institute of Language and Culture of the Council of People’s Commissars of Yakut ASSR.

Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of Turkic peoples; Folklore studies; history and ethnography of the Yakut

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