Dzhanelidze, Aleksandr Illarionovich

Dzhanelidze, Aleksandr Illarionovich


Born Oct. 24 (Nov. 5), 1888, in the village of Nikortsminda, now in the Ambrolauri Raion, Georgian SSR. Soviet geologist and paleontologist. Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Georgian SSR (1941). Member of the CPSU since 1942.

Dzhanelidze graduated from the University of Paris in 1910. In 1915 he began working at the University of Kazan. From 1920 to 1923 he was on a scientific assignment abroad. In 1924, Dzhanelidze became a professor at the University of Tbilisi. Between 1925 and 1956 he was director of the Geological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Georgian SSR. He is chairman of the Georgian Geological Society. His principal works are devoted to the stratigraphy, tectonics, and regional geology of Georgia; the fauna of the Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous; and the problems of orogeny and the history of the geological sciences. A deputy to and a member of the presidium of the first through fourth convocations of the Supreme Soviet of the Georgian SSR, Dzhanelidze has been awarded the Order of Lenin, the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, and various medals.


Janelize, A. “Orogenis dabadeba.” Tbilisis un-tis shromebi, vol. 36. Tbilisi, 1949.
Janelize, A. “Orogeneturi p’azisbis t’eoria dges.” Tbilisis un-tis shromebi, vol. 46. Tbilisi, 1952.


Sb. trudov akad. AN Gruz. SSR Aleksandra Illarionovicha Dzhanelidze k 70-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniia i 50-letiiu nauchnopedagogicheskoi i obshchestvennoi deiatel’nosti. Tbilisi, 1959.
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He made no advances whatever; appeared to have no desire to enlarge the circle of his acquaintances.
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I believe you are right, my love; it will be better that there should by no annuity in the case; whatever I may give them occasionally will be of far greater assistance than a yearly allowance, because they would only enlarge their style of living if they felt sure of a larger income, and would not be sixpence the richer for it at the end of the year.
He was about to enlarge further, but the two youngsters broke into a noisy fit of merriment: my giddy miss being delighted to discover that she might turn his strange talk to matter of amusement.
My one object in following a new course is to enlarge the range of my studies in the art of writing fiction, and to vary the form in which I make my appeal to the reader, as attractively as I can.
The effect of this disinclination, on the part of the public, towards the artificers of their pleasures, when they attempt to enlarge their means of amusing, may be seen in the censures usually passed by vulgar criticism upon actors or artists who venture to change the character of their efforts, that, in so doing, they may enlarge the scale of their art.
Upon which I shall desire liberty, with the reader's patience, to enlarge a little.
Recently one of the other members of the Morgan bank proposed to enlarge its telephone equipment.
The effect of the first difference is, on the one hand, to refine and enlarge the public views, by passing them through the medium of a chosen body of citizens, whose wisdom may best discern the true interest of their country, and whose patriotism and love of justice will be least likely to sacrifice it to temporary or partial considerations.