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Karsavin Lev

Karsavin Lev (1882–1952) – historian, medievalist, historian of religious thought, philosopher. In 1906, he graduated from the St. Petersburg University, where his supervisor was I. M. Grevs. He made lectures at the Historical and Philological Institute, at the High Female Courses, and since 1912, also at the St. Petersburg University. Master thesis: ‘Essays of Religious Life in Italy in the Twelfth – Thirteenth Centuries’ (1913); Doctor thesis: ‘Basics of the Medieval Religious Mentality in the Twelfth – Thirteenth Centuries, Particularly in Italy’ (1916). In 1921, he was elected as Professor of the Social-Pedagogical and legal Departments of the Faculty of Social Studies of the Petrograd University.
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Kartashev Anton

Kartashev Anton (1875–1960) – social-political and ecclesiastical activist, theologian, specialist in Biblical studies, historian of Russian Church, publicist. He graduated from the Perm’ Spiritual Seminary (1894), and St. Petersburg Spiritual Academy (1899). He worked at the Chair of the History of Russian Church of the St. Petersburg Spiritual Academy (1899-1905). In 1905, the Synod demanded him to stop his participation in political and social activity or to quit the Academy. In 1905-1917, K. worked at the Public Library; in 1906-1917, he also made lectures at the High Female Courses. He was Chairman of the St. Petersburg Religious and Philosophical Society (1909), worked for the Novyi Put’ Publishing House; he was a member of the Masonic group ‘The Great East of the Peoples of Russia’ and a member of its High Council (1905-1917).
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Kasem-bek Aleksander (Mohammed Ali Mirza)

Kasem-bek Aleksander (Mohammed Ali Mirza) (1802–1870) – Orientalist. In 1826, he was assigned to the Kazan’ University as Lecturer in Arabic and Persian languages. In 1828, he became Head of the Chair of Turkish-Tartar language. In 1829, he became Honuored Member of the British Royal Asian Society. In 1831, he got his Master degree and a position of Adjunct in Oriental literature for his work ‘A View on the History of Arabic Language and Literature’. Since 1835, he was Correspondent Member of the Russian Ac. of Sc. In 1836, he became Ass. Professor, and in 1837 – Full Professor at the Chair of Turkish-Tartar language.
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Archimandrite Leonid (Kavelin Lev Aleksandrovich)

Archimandrite Leonid (Kavelin Lev Aleksandrovich) (1822–1891) – philologist, bibliographer, archeologist, ethnographer. Correspondent Member of the Imperial Ac. of Sc. at the Department of Russian language and literature (1882), Correspondent Member of the Imperial Archeographic Commission (1863), Member of the Imperial Society of History and Russian Antiquities (1867). Specialist in the history of Russian Church, history of monasteries, medieval religion. He studied at the Cadet Corps (till 1840); in 1852, he resigned and went to the Optina Hermitage as Novice. In 1857-1859, he served at the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem; in 1859-1863 – in the Optina Hermitage; in 1863-1865, he was Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem.
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Kazakova Natalya

Kazakova Natalya (1915–1984) – historian, medievalist. In 1939, she enrolled at the Legal Faculty of the Leningrad Institute of Literature, Philosophy, and Culture. In 1945. he defended her Candidate thesis on the contacts between Rus’ and Baltic Lands; she specialized in the history of the Hanseatic League. In 1952-1960, she worked at the Museum of the History of Religion of the Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R. In 1960, she transferred to the Leningrad Branch of the Institute of History of the Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R.; she worked also at the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkinsky Dom) of the Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R. Her work at the Museum of the History of Religion made her for shaping a new field of research interests: K. started to study the religious culture of Rus’.
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Kazansky Boris

Kazansky Boris (1889–1962) – philologist, specialist in Classical literature, translator, writer. In 1913, he graduated from the St. Petersburg University. In 1914-1917, he worked at the Public Library on various positions. In the spring of 1917, K. passed through his Master exam and was sent by the Ministry of Education to Perm’, to make lectures at the newly organized university; there he became Professor of the Chair of Classical Philology of the Historical and Philological Faculty. He was one of the founders and active participants of the Society of Historical, Philosophical, and Social Studies at the Perm’ University.
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Kazhdan Aleksander

Kazhdan Aleksander (1922–1997) – historian of Classical culture, specialist in Byzantine studies. In 1939, he entered the Moscow State University; in 1941, because of bad seeing, he was not assigned to the Army and was evacuated to Ufa together with his parents (his father was a leading specialist in the technologies of motor oils and military technique); there K. worked at the Institute of Aviation Fuel and Oils, at the same time studying by correspondence at the Ufa Teachers-Training Institute (graduated from it in 1942). In 1943, he went to the post-graduate courses of the Moscow State University, then to the post-graduate courses of the Institute of History of the Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R.
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Kerensky Vladimir

Kerensky Vladimir (1868 ‒ not earlier 1927) – ecclesiastic historian and theologian, specialist in comparative theology. Cousin of А. F. Kerensky. In 1883, after the graduation from the Simbirsk Spiritual School, he enrolled to the Simbirsk Spiritual Seminary (1889), and then – to the Kazan’ Spiritual Academy – he graduated from it in 1893. In 1894, he became Master in Theology for his thesis ‘Old-Catholicism, Its History and Inner Evolution, Particularly in the Dogmatic Aspect’. In 1904, he got Doctor degree in Theology for his thesis ‘The School of Richley’s Theology in Lutheranism: Research in the Field of the Newest Lutheran Dogma’. Active State Councilor (1903).
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Khakanov (Khakhanashvili) Aleksandr

Khakanov (Khakhanashvili) Aleksandr (1866‒1912) – ethnographer, philologer, historian. After the gymnasium in Tiflis, he enrolled at the Historical and Philological Faculty of the Moscow University; he graduated it in 1888, Since 1900, he was Ass. Docent of the Moscow University, where he made lectures in the history of Georgia and Georgian literature. Professor of the Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages. He studied Georgian manuscripts, translated texts.
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Kharusin Nickolay

Kharusin Nickolay (1865–1900) – ethnographer. After the gymnasium, he enrolled at the Legal Faculty of the Moscow University. In 1890, he quitted the university and got the degree of Candidate in History in 1893 only, graduating from the Yurievsky University by correspondence. He has made field ethnographical expeditions to Siberia, the Caucasus, the Crimea, the North-West of Russia since 1886. In 1892, he went to Europe; in Germany and France he studied ethnographic collections of leading museums and visited lectures at several universities.
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