Vorobyov Mikhail Vasilyevich

21 April 1922 (1922-04-21), Petrograd — 5 October 1995 (1995-10-06), Saint-Petersburg

Biography, education, career:

On 17 December 1953 Mikhail Vorobyov defended his Candidate Dissertation, titled The Stone Age in the Countries of the Sea of Japan. On 1 July 1972 he defended his Doctoral Dissertation, titled The Jurchen and the Jin Dynasty. His father was a public servant. In 1943‑1945 Vorobyov participated in the Great Patriotic War. In 1986‑1995 he occupied the position of Senior researcher at the Leningrad Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the USSR AS / RAS.

Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of Japan; History and ethnography of Chinese peoples; History and ethnography of the peoples of East Asia

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