Sharevskaya Bertha (1904–1985) – ethnographer. Doctor in History.

She graduated from the Moscow State University;  Since mid 1930s to 1947 - senior researcher at the Central Antireligious Museum (Moscow), the head of the Department of Religion of the Ancient World. After the museum was closed, she went to work at the Institute of History of Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R. (Moscow), in the sector headed by V.D. Bonch-Bruevich. After transformations at the Institute of History, she worked at  the Institute of Ethnography (Institute of Anthropology and Ethnography), Ac. of Sc. of the U.S.S.R. (Moscow).

Since the mid 1950s - Member of the Academic Council of the Museum of the History of Religion of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

Since the late 1920s she translated the works of foreign scholars from French  for Publishing house  "Atheist"  and  GAIZ  and later for the Foreign Literature Publishing House.

The main research field was connected with religions of Africa.