Aleksandr Formozov

Формозов, Александр Николаевич

Biologist, Ecologist, zoologist, painter

Born Nizhnii Novgorod, 13 February 1899

Died Moscow, 22 December 1973


After studying Chemistry in Warsaw in 1917 and 1918, Formozov joined the red army before studying Biology at the Nizhnii Novgorod University. In 1925 he graduated in natural History at the Moscow State University. In 1935 he became a professor of Biology at the Moscow State University.