Alexander Oparin

Alexander Ivanovich Oparin (Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Опа́рин[1]) (March 2 [A.S. February 18] 1894 – 21 Apryle 1980) wis a Soviet biochemist notable for his theories aboot the oreegin o life, an for his beuk The Oreegin o Life.

Alexander Oparin
Born2 Mairch 1894(1894-03-02)
Uglich, Roushie Empire
Died21 Apryle 1980(1980-04-21) (aged 86)
Moscow, Roushie SFSR, Soviet Union
CitizenshipSoviet Union
Alma materMoscow State Varsity
Kent forContributions tae the theory o the oreegin o life
AwairdsHero o Socialist Labour (1969)
Lenin Prize (1974)
Kalinga Prize (1976)
Lomonosov Gold Medal (1979)
Scientific career
InstitutionsMoscow State Varsity
USSR Academy o Sciences


  1. Britannica Encyclopedia - Aleksandr Oparin