Skachkov, Petr Emelianovich

Skachkov, Petr Emel’ianovich


Born Feb. 1 (13), 1892, in St. Petersburg; died Nov. 8, 1964, in Leningrad. Soviet sinologist; specialist in bibliography, historiography, and the publication of literary monuments.

In 1930, Skachkov became a senior research associate at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. He was the author of the basic Bibliography of China (1932; 2nd ed., 1960), which included books and journal articles on China published in Russian since 1730.


V. N. “K semidesiatiletiiu P. E. Skachkova.” Kratkie soobshcheniia Instituta narodov Azii, fasc. 55. Moscow, 1962. (Contains bibliography.) [23–1486–]