Vojno Yasenetsky

1971 TY2. Discovered 1971 Oct. 14 by L. I. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Valentin Feliksovich Vojno-Yasenetsky (1877-1961), surgeon and bishop. As a physician, he practised in a number of district hospitals in central Russia, serving as head physician in the Tashkent urban hospital and as a professor at Central Asia University. In the early 1920s he took vows and was ordained as a bishop. During his life he published 55 scientific works on surgery and anatomy, winning the state prize in 1946. Although he was arrested many times and sent into exile for his views, when he died he had dignity as the archbishop of the Crimea and Simferopol. (M 32345)

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