Persitz Mark (1908?‒1986) – historian of social thought.

He worked at the Institute of History of the Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R. In 1952, he defended his Candidate thesis in History ‘The Decree of the Soviet of People’s Commissioners of the R.S.F.S.R. from January 23 (February 5), 1918 On the Separation of Church from State and School from Church, and Its Historical Significance’.

He wrote on the topics of Marxist Atheism, as well as other variants of Atheism and struggle for freedom of conscience in Russia.