Boris Borisovich Golitsyn, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Boris Borisovich Golitsyn

Russian geologist

Date of Birth: 18-Feb-1862

Place of Birth: Saint Petersburg

Date of Death: 04-May-1916

Profession: physicist, university teacher, meteorologist, seismologist

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Boris Borisovich Golitsyn

  • Prince Boris Borisovich Golitsyn (2 March [O.S.
  • 18 February] 1862 – 17 May [O.S.
  • 4 May] 1916) was a prominent Russian physicist who invented the first electromagnetic seismograph in 1906.
  • He was one of the founders of modern Seismology.
  • In 1911 he was chosen to be the president of the International Seismology Association.He was a plenary speaker on the International Congress of mathematicians in Cambridge 1912, and in 1916 was elected as member of the Royal Society.
  • He belonged to the Golitsyn family, one of the leading noble houses of Imperial Russia.

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