Date of Birth: April 13, 1949.
. He graduated from the history department of the Leningrad State University.
. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of military museums and museums of weapons, the Presidium of St. Petersburg Cultural Fund
Works in the State Hermitage Museum in 1969;
keeper of the collection of banners and military graphics of the State Hermitage Museum (1970-1992 gg.)
August 1991. - Deputy Director of the State Hermitage Museum
simultaneously since February 1992. - Head of the State Heraldry Service of Russia.
July 25, 1994 Yeltsin decree appointed State King of Arms.
Taught courses on the history of Russian culture, the history of St. Petersburg, auxiliary historical disciplines in the University of Tartu and at the Leningrad Pedagogical Institute. Herzen. Dossier on Vilinbakhov GV