Vladimir Fyodorovich Minorsky

Vladimir Fyodorovich Minorsky

Birth
Tver Oblast, Russia
Death 25 Mar 1966 (aged 89)
Cambridgeshire, England
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Plot his ashes were interred here in 1969
Memorial ID 48303244 · View Source
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Russian orientalist and Persian scholar, the son of Fyodor M. Minorsky and his wife, Olga, née Golubitskaya. He left Russia after teh revolution of 1917 and settled in France. In 1932 he began teaching at the School of Oriental Studies, London, where in 1937 he became professor of Persian. The school was evacuated to Cambridge during the first part of the Second World War, and the Minorskys settled there permanently after he retired in 1944. He died in Cambridge and was cremated in Cambridge crematorium 30.03.1966.


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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 18 Feb 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 48303244
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vladimir Fyodorovich Minorsky (5 Feb 1877–25 Mar 1966), Find a Grave Memorial no. 48303244, citing Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .