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An outstanding mining engineer, the brilliant metallurgical scientist P.P. Anosov. Born one of the founders of the new science – metallography 29.06.1796, in Tver. In addition to Paul, three more children grew up in a family of collegiate assessor P. Anosov. After the early death of the parents of the children, LF Sabakin, the grandfather of the mother, took care of him. It was he who played the most important role in the further fate of the adolescent, identifying Paul and his brother to the St. Petersburg Mining Cadet Corps in 1810. Continue reading

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