The Info List - Yuri Zhdanov

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Yuri Andreyevich Zhdanov (Russian: Ю́рий Андре́евич Жда́нов; 20 August 1919 – 19 December 2006) was a Russian chemistry professor and rector of the University of Rostov. He was the son of Soviet politician Andrei Zhdanov
Andrei Zhdanov
and a former husband of Joseph Stalin's daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva. Biography[edit] Yuri Andreyevich Zhdanov was born on August 20, 1919 in Tver.[1] He graduated from Moscow State University
Moscow State University
in 1941 with a degree in organic chemistry and served with the Red Army during World War II. He received a Ph.D.
in 1948. He married Svetlana Alliluyeva
Svetlana Alliluyeva
in the spring of 1949 "as a matter of hard common sense but without any special love or affection". Joseph Stalin respected the Zhdanov family and had always hoped the 2 families would be linked in marriage. They soon divorced in 1952. They had a daughter Yekaterina ("Katya") in 1950.[2] He joined Rostov University in 1953, becoming a member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences and eventually Rector of the University. He was the author of numerous papers on organic chemistry. He died on 19 December 2006 in Rostov-on-Don.[1] Awards[edit]

Order of the Patriotic War Order of the Red Star Order of the October Revolution Order of the Red Banner of Labour
Order of the Red Banner of Labour
(twice) USSR State Prize



^ a b Elena Mironova (21 November 2011). В Ростове открыли памятник Юрию Жданову. Komsomolskaya Pravda (in Russian). Retrieved 9 August 2013.  ^ Alliluyeva, S. (1967, September 22). Part II The Intimate Recollections of Stalin's Daughter. Life, 91-105. Retrieved 27 May 2016 ^ Montefiore, Simon Sebag (2007-12-18). Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. ISBN 9780307427939. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 

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