Alekseiivanovich Uzatis

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Uzatis, Alekseiivanovich

 

Born Mar. 12 (24), 1814, in the village of Arkhangel’skie Gorodishchi, Stavropol’ District, Simbirsk Province; died Oct. 7 (19), 1875, in St. Petersburg. Russian mining specialist.

Uzatis graduated from the St. Petersburg Institute of the Corps of Mining Engineers in 1835. He was the first in Russia to teach a course on mining (1843). Uzatis was awarded the Demidov Prize of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences in 1844.

REFERENCE

Ostrometskii, A. A. A. 1. Uzatis (1814-1875). Moscow, 1951.
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