Miller, Anatolii Filippovich
Born Feb. 16 (Mar 1), 1901, in Novorossiisk; died Oct. 3, 1973, in Moscow. Soviet historian and Orientalist; doctor of historical sciences; professor (1943).
In 1926, Miller graduated from the Moscow Institute of Oriental Studies. From 1941 to 1965 he was a senior researcher at the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, and in 1966 he became a senior researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies. He taught at the Moscow Institute of Oriental Studies from 1926 to 1930 and from 1944 to 1946. He also taught at Moscow State University (1937–60), the Institute of Philosophy, Literature, and History (IFLI), and other institutions of higher learning. In 1936 he served as an expert at the Montreux Conference on the Straits, and in 1943 and 1945 he was an expert adviser to the People’s Commissariat for Foreign Affairs at the Tehran and Yalta conferences of the heads of the three Allied powers (the USSR the USA, and Great Britain).
Miller’s main works are on the modern and recent history of the countries of Asia Minor and the Middle East (primarily Turkey) and on international relations in the Balkans. He was a member of the main editorial board and the director of a sector of the World History project, as well as vice-president of the International Association of Southeast European Studies (founded in 1963). In 1969, Miller was made a member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1969). He was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor and the Order of the Badge of Honor, as well as the Bulgarian Order of Cyril and Methodius First Class.
WORKSMustafa pasha Bairaktar. Moscow-Leningrad, 1947.
Kratkaia istoriia Turtsii. Moscow, 1948.
Ocherki noveishei istorii Turtsii. Moscow-Leningrad, 1948.
“Formirovanie politicheskikh vzgliadov Kemalia Atatiurka.” Narody Azii i Afriki, 1963, no. 5.
“Stanovlenie turetskoi respubliki (K 50-letiiu).” Ibid., 1973, no. 6.