Текст слайда: Dmitry Sergeyevich Likhachov Unit 1 Lesson 19 Barinova E.V. School 95 Volgograd
Текст слайда: He was born on the 28th of November, 1906, St.Petersburge. Likhachov graduated in 1928 from the Leningrad University
Текст слайда: He was arrested for his speech deploring the Bolshevik reform of Russian orthography. Deported to the Solovki Special Purpos Camp, he spent 5 years studying the "criminal folklore" as he termed it.
Текст слайда: In 1953, Likhachov was admitted into the Soviet Academy of Sciences as a Corresponding Member Likhachov returned to Leningrad unbroken, and started his spectacular scholarly career in the Pushkin House
Текст слайда: He defended Andrei Sakharov, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and other dissidents during their persecution by Soviet authorities.
Текст слайда: In 1986, he was elected the first President of the Russian Cultural Fund.
Текст слайда: In his 80s and 90s, he became more of a public figure, serving as an informal advisor to St. Petersburg Mayor Anatoly Sobchak and President Boris Yeltsin.
Текст слайда: He died on the 30th of November in 1999 in St.Petersburg.
Текст слайда: The Likhachov Philanthropic Fund was set up by his daughter and George Soros in 2001.