Andrei Nikolaevich Krasnov

1862 - 1914 (Or 1915. Batumi)

General Information

Russian botanist, soil scientist, geographer, and paleobotanist. Founder of the Batumi Botanical Garden. He was evidently a guide for Prokudin-Gorsky during his shoots of Batumi flora in 1912. Several photographs of Prokudin-Gorsky were published in Krasnov’s book “Southern Colchis” (Essay by Prof. A.N. Krasnov. Petrograd, 1915).