During the Siege of Leningrad 9 Soviet scientists died of starvation

During the Siege of Leningrad 9 Soviet scientists died of starvation

During the Siege of Leningrad in WWII, 9 Soviet scientists died of starvation while protecting the world’s largest seed bank, refusing to eat what they saw as their country’s future “Vavilov was born into a merchant family in Moscow, the older brother of renowned physicist Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov. “”The son of a Moscow merchant who’d […]