Jews of Russia

Leo Wiener

Russian- American historian, linguist, author and translator

Leo Wiener was born in Bialystok, Russian Empire in 1862. He was an American historian, linguist, author and translator. Wiener lectured on Slavic cultures at Harvard University and became the first American professor of Slavic literature. One of his many published books include, Africa and the discovery of America Vols. I-III (1922).

1862–1939

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