Skip to main content

Orlov, Yuri

First Name: 
Yuri
Last Name: 
Orlov
Place and Date of Birth: 
8/13/1924 (Moscow, USSR)
Most Recent Employer: 
Cornell University
Field(s): 
Human Rights Activism
physics
Honors: 
Nicholson Medal for Humanitarian Service (1995), American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Kovalev, Sergei Adamovich

First Name: 
Sergei Adamovich
Last Name: 
Kovalev
Place and Date of Birth: 
3/2/1930 (Seredina-Buda,Ukraine)

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
1954
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Field(s): 
Human Rights Activism
Biophysics

Russian human rights activist and politician and a former Soviet dissident and political prisoner.

Esenin-Volpin, Alexander

First Name: 
Alexander
Middle Name or Initial: 
Sergeyevich
Last Name: 
Esenin-Volpin
Place and Date of Birth: 
5/12/1924 (Leningrad)

Education

Degree 1 (Type and Year): 
M.Sc. 1946
Degree 1 (School): 
Moscow State University
Most Recent Employer: 
Boston University
Field(s): 
Mathematical Logic
Poetry
Human Rights Activism