Irina Konstantinovna Feodorova
HistorianDied when: 79 years 9 days (948 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Irina Konstantinovna Feodorova (28 November 1931, Leningrad, USSR – 7 December 2010, Saint Petersburg) was a Soviet historian.Her field of expertise was the ethnography, culture, folklore and language of the people of East Polynesia.
Feodorova was doctor of historical sciences and a leading scientist of the Department of Australia, Oceania and Indonesia at the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Russian Academy of Science) at the Kunstkamera, St.
Petersberg, the first Russian museum that was named after Peter the Great.In 1981, Feodorova was given the honour of being named N.
N.Miklouho-Maclay Laureate of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Science.