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Monument to A.V. Vishnevsky description and photo - Russia - Volga region: Kazan. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The monument to Alexander Vasilyevich Vishnevsky is located in front of the building of the clinic of the Kazan Medical University. The monument was erected in 1973, to the centenary of the birth of the world-famous surgeon. The sculptor of the monument is V.I. Rogozhin, and the architect is A.A. Sporius. The bust of A.V. Vishnevsky and the rectangular pedestal were cut out of a single granite block. The face of A.V. Vishnevsky is made in a generalized plastic form. The sculptor faithfully conveyed the portrait features and expressed the inner content of the scientist and doctor A.V. Vishnevsky. An important compositional aspect of the sculpture is the expressive hands of the surgeon.
On the pedestal of the monument, on its front part, there is an inscription: "Academician of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences Vishnevsky Alexander Vasilyevich". The total height of the monument is 3 meters and 90 centimeters. The monument to A.V. Vishnevsky is located against the background of a stone wall located at the corner of A. Butlerov and L. Tolstoy Streets. The wall is made of slabs and is part of the ensemble of the monument.
Alexander Vishnevsky was born in 1874 in Dagestan. He was an outstanding surgeon, founder of the surgical schools of Kazan and Moscow, academician of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences, Honored Scientist of the RSFSR. In 1899 A.V. Vishnevsky graduated from Kazan University. In the same year, A. V. Vishnevsky went to work there. In 1912 he became professor of surgery. In Moscow, from 1934 to 1944, A.V. Vishnevsky headed the Institute of Experimental Medicine (VIEM) and the Central Institute for Advanced Medical Studies (TsIU). In 1947 he became director of the Research Institute for Clinical and Experimental Surgery. In 1936, the clinic of the Kazan Medical University was named after him. In 1948, his name was given to the Institute of Surgery of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences.
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