On February 7, 2017 was a 85-year anniversary of D.Sc. in History, professor V.N. Ginev. Born in Sverdlovsk he entered the Faculty of History of the Leningrad State University in 1949 and made a choice of his profession he is still adherent to.
Being a disciple of S.N. Valk Vladimir Nikolaevich greatly contributed to both evolution of Russian historiography, source studies and archaeography on the whole by his scientific works and publications and development of Saint Petersburg Institute of History by his activity as the head of the Institute’s Scientific and Historical Archive and Department of Source Studies.
Friends and colleagues warmly congratulate Vladimir Nikolaevich Ginev with this great anniversary!