Stepan Kuznetsov Kirovich( ethnographer and archaeologist)
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Biography Stepan Kuznetsov Kirovich
(1854 - 1913). He graduated from the course at the University of Kazan. Having Cheremis, Votyaks and Mordovians, knowing their language, Kuznetsov wrote about them in Russian, German and Finnish editions. In the "Ethnographic Review" appeared to work, "The cult of the dead and supernatural beliefs Cheremis", . "From the memoirs of the ethnographer" (1906), . "The success of Ethnology to study the Finns of the Volga region in the past 30 years" (1910), . "On the Biarmiya" (1905), . "Cheremis sect Kugu Sarthe (1908), . "From the memoirs of the ethnographer" (1907) and other,
. As a specialist ethnographer Kuznetsov testified at Multan process against the existence of human sacrifice in Votyaks. Made excavations in the Volga, Kama and Western Siberia. In the Moscow Archaeological Institute read historical geography, library science, metrology and museology. Separately issued: "The Russian Historical Geography", "Mordvinians", etc.