Count Aleksei Sergeevich Uvarov
Who He WasBorn: 1825 in St. Petersburg
Family: Son of Sergei Semenovich Uvarov
Why He Matters
- Member of the Academy of Sciences
- Founding member of the Moscow Archaeological Society
- Author of Sobranie kart i risunkov k izledovaniam o drevnostiakh IUzhnnoi Rossii i beregov CHernago Moria [Collection of maps and drawings to aide in the study of the antiquities of Southern Russia and the shores of the Black Sea], published in St. Petersburg in 1851.
- Led excavations in Tavrida province, 1853-1854