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Academician Grigory Bongard - Levin

In presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences today have learnt a sad message. The outstanding scientist - academician Grigory Maksimovich   on September, 30th has died; Bongard - Levin. He has died on 76 - an ohm to year of life, in the American hospital in Neji, near Paris. As inform to Conduct   it was preceded by a serious illness.


Grigory Maksimovich was born on August, 26th, 1933 in Moscow. Has ended historical faculty of the Moscow State University and was the largest expert in area of history and culture of India, the Central and Southern Asia, the famous researcher of culture, etnogeneza the people of India, the Central and Southern Asia, history of ancient civilisations of the East and the West. It was the supervisor of studies of the Center of comparative research of ancient civilisations, lavnym the editor of magazine the Bulletin of ancient history the chairman of an editorial board of a series Monuments of writing of the East the editor-in-chief of the Dutch magazine Ancient civilisations: new opening the professor of stand of history of Southern Asia of Institute of the countries of Asia and Africa of the Moscow State University, the head of the Center indologicheskih and buddologicheskih researches.


For years of the scientific activity Grigory Maksimovich became the owner of set of honorary titles and awards, such as the winner of the State award of the USSR and the State award of the Russian Federation, the winner of the award of Dzhavaharlala Nehru, the gentleman of the French order of the Honourable legion.