Melioranskii, Platon Mikhailovich
Born Nov. 18(30), 1868, in St. Petersburg; died there May 16(29), 1906. Russian linguist and Turkologist.
In 1905, Melioranskii became a professor at St. Petersburg University. He was a student of V. V. Radlov. His main works are devoted to the history of the Turkic languages and research on ancient Turkic texts, including On the Orkhon and Enisei Tomb Inscriptions (1898), Kul Tegin (1899), and On “Kutadgu Bilig” of Genghis Khan (1901).
WORKSKratkaia grammatika kazak-kirgizskogo iazyka, parts 1-2, St. Petersburg, 1894-97.
Arab filolog o turetskom iazyke. St. Petersburg, 1900.