Bakharev, Nikita

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Bakharev, Nikita


(also N. Bakhorev). Born 1705; death date unknown. Russian mechanical engineer.

Bakharev worked for the Siberian Oberbergamt (mining authority). He was among the initiators of the production, processing, and utilization of the Ural’s precious stones and gem minerals. In 1748, Bakharev built hydraulic plants in Ekaterinburg for processing marble and originally designed polishing mills.


Danilevskii, V. V. Russkaia tekhnika, 2nd ed. Leningrad, 1948.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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