Hao Bolin was born in Beijing, in 1934 and died in March 2018. He was a Chinese theoretical physicist. Hao graduated from then Beijing Russian Institute in 1954, then went to Kharkiv. Bolin studied mining at Kharkov Engineering-Economic Institute, then transferred to the Department of Mathematics and Physics, Kharkiv University. Bolin graduated from there in ..
Hayden White was born on July 12, 1928, and died on March 5, 2018. He was a historian in the tradition of literary criticism. He received his B.A. from Wayne State University (1951) and his M.A. (1952) and Ph.D. (1955) degrees from the University of Michigan. He was most famous for his work Metahistory: The ..
Trevor Graham Baylis was born on May 13, 1937, in Kilburn, London and died on March 5, 2018. He was an English inventor. His parents were Cecil Archibald Walter Baylis and Gladys Jane Brown. As a child at 15 years old, he competed for the 1956 summer Olympic medal for Great Britain. He also worked ..
Pierre Milza was born on 16 April 1932 and died on 28 February 2018. He was a French historian and well known as a specialist of fascism. Pierre Milza is of Italian descent from his father side. Pierre Milza was a teacher at Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris. Pierre Milza wrote many books about Fascism ..
George (Gia) Maisashvili was born on November 24, 1962 and died on February 26, 2018. He was a Georgian economist and politician. Maisashvili was a presidential candidate in the Georgian presidential election of 2008. He was born in Tbilisi, Maisashvili graduated from the Tbilisi State University in 1985. Maisashvili was apart of the students’ pro-independence ..
Peirce Fee Lewis was born on October 26, 1927 and died on February 18, 2018. He was an American geographer and professor at Pennsylvania State University. He has extensively written on the subjects of the American landscape and the cultural geography of America. He served as president of the Association of American Geographers in 1983–1984. ..
Sydney Cohen was born on September 18, 1921 and died on July 26, 2017. He was Professor of Chemical Pathology, Guy’s Hospital Medical School and an authority on malaria. Sydney Cohen was educated at King Edward VIIth School, Johannesburg and at Witwatersrand and London universities. Cohen son, Roger Cohen, is a columnist for The New ..
Yash Pal was born on November 26, 1926 and died on July 24, 2017. He was also referred as Yash Pal Singh. He was an Indian scientist, educator and educationist. Pal was known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, as well as for being an institution-builder. In his later years, Pal has ..
Udupi Ramachandra Rao was born on March 10, 1932 and died on July 24, 2017. He was popularly known as U. R. Rao. He was a space scientist and the former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation. Rao was the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Physical Research Laboratory at Ahmedabad and Nehru ..
Kostiantyn Merkuriyovych Sytnyk was born on June 3, 1926, in Luhansk, and died in 2017. He was a Ukrainian and Soviet scientist and academician, He was a member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine During 1970-2003, Sytnyk was director of the Botanic Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He also ..