Roerich

1969 TB6. Discovered 1969 Oct. 15 by L. I. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of the family of outstanding Russian figures of culture whose lives were closely connected with India: Nikolaj Konstantinovich Roerich (18741947), painter, writer, philosopher, archaeologist, public figure and enlightener; his wife Elena Ivanovna Roerich (1879-1955), participant in all his expeditions, writer, philosopher; their elder son Yurij Nikolaevich Roerich (1902-1960), scientist in oriental studies and philology; and their younger son, Svyatoslav Nikolaevich Roerich (1904-1993), painter and public figure. (M 22502)

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