Boris Petrovich Zhukov

Zhukov, Boris Petrovich


Born Oct. 30 (Nov. 12), 1912, in Samarkand. Soviet industrial chemist, corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1968), and Hero of Socialist Labor (1966). Member of the CPSU since 1944.

Zhukov graduated from the D. I. Mendeleev Moscow Chemical Engineering Institute in 1937. He has received the State Prize of the USSR (1951, 1967), two Orders of Lenin, two other orders, and medals.