Platon Grigorievich Vasenko

1874 - 1942 (Vladimir)

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Russian historian, archaeographer, educator, professor, member of Scientific Committee of Ministry of Education (since 1906), member of Archaeographic Committee (since 1913), extraordinary professor of Historical-Philological Institute (since 1913). In soviet times – scientific keeper of manuscript department of library of Academy of Sciences of USSR. Author of the book ‘Boyars Romanovs and accession of Mikhail Fyodorovich’ (Saint-Petersburg, 1913), which was illustrated with Prokudin-Gorsky’s photographs. Arrested in 1929 in the ‘Academic case’ and sent to Solovki camp. Lived in Vladimir since early release in 1933.