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Soviet paleontologist, science fiction author and social thinkerwd:Q54828
1908 or 1907
novel, scientific literature, short story, science fiction
country of citizenship: Soviet Union, Russian Empire
language of expression: Russian
educated at: Saint Petersburg Mining University, Saint Petersburg State University
occupation: paleontologist, science fiction writer, writer, philosopher, prosaist
award received: Stalin Prize, Order of the Badge of Honour, Order of the Red Banner of Labour, Medal "For Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945"
student of: Petr Sushkin
Ivan Antonovich (real patronymic Antipovich) Yefremov (Russian: Ива́н Анто́нович (Анти́пович) Ефре́мов; April 22, 1908 – October 5, 1972; last name sometimes spelled Efremov) was a Soviet paleontologist, science fiction author and social thinker. He is the originator of the concept of taphonomy, the study of fossilization patterns.
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