Bogaevsky Boris (1882–1942) – philologist, specialist in Classic history and religion, archeologist.
He was from a gentry family of the Kharkov Region. After finishing the Tenth St. Petersburg Gymnasium, he entered the Classical Department of the Historical and Philological Faculty of the St. Petersburg University; he graduated from it with the Diploma of the First level in 1907, and was invited to prepare himself for Prof. In October 1907, he was sent abroad with research and educational aims. For two years and a half, he passed readings in Heidelberg, Munich, and Berlin; he gathered materials for his thesis in Italy, mainland Greece, and on the Crete. Having returned to St. Petersburg, he made lectures at the High Female Courses, at the Psycho-Neurological Institute, and at the private Gymnasium of M. N. Stoiunina; he was member of the Archeological, Geographical, and Historical Societies.