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Pyotr Chikhachyov

Russian scientist

Died when: 81 years 294 days (981 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn


Pyotr Chikhachyov

Pyotr Alexandrovich Chikhachyov, last name also spelled Chikhachev or Tchihatchev (Russian: Пётр Алекса́ндрович Чихачёв; 23 December 1808 – 13 October 1890) was a Russian naturalist and geologist who was admitted into the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1876 as an honorary member.

He authored geographical and geological descriptions of the Altai, Xinjiang (1845), and Asia Minor (1853-1869).One of the Altai mountain ranges is named after him.

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