Poliakov, Leon

(b. 1910)
   French historian. Poliakov was born in St Petersburg, but moved with his family to Paris as a child. He served in the French army in World War II and, after demobilization, he returned to his studies at the Sorbonne. Poliakov is best known for his four volumes Histoire de l’Anti-Semitism (‘History of Anti-Semitism’, 1955–77). He has also written The Aryan Myth: A History of Racist and Nationalist Ideas in Europe (1974). He was a founder member of le Centre Documentation Juive Contemporaine and was an investigator of Nazi war crimes for the Nuremberg Trials.

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  • POLIAKOV, LÉON — (1910–1997), historian. Born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Poliakov went to France in 1920. He was on the staff of the Pariser Tageblatt until 1939. During World War II he served with the French army. Participating in the establishment of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Poliakov, Leon — (b. 1910)    French historian. He was born in St Petersburg, and moved to France in 1920. He was on the staff of Pariser Tageblatt until 1939, then served in the French army during World War II. After the war he became head of the research… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Leon Poliakov — Léon Poliakov (russisch Леон Поляков; * 25. November 1910 in St. Petersburg; † 8. Dezember 1997 in Orsay) war ein französischer Historiker. Schwerpunkte seiner Forschung waren Rassismus, Antisemitismus, jüdische Geschichte und der Holocaust. Bis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Poliakov — Léon Poliakov (russisch Леон Поляков; * 25. November 1910 in St. Petersburg; † 8. Dezember 1997 in Orsay) war ein französischer Historiker. Schwerpunkte seiner Forschung waren Rassismus, Antisemitismus, jüdische Geschichte und der Holocaust. Bis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leon Poliakov — Léon Poliakov Pour les articles homonymes, voir Poliakov. Léon Poliakov …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Léon Poliakov — Léon Poliakov. Léon Poliakov, en ruso original, Лев Поляков (25 de noviembre de 1910, San Petersburgo Orsay, 8 de diciembre de 1997), historiador francés, famoso por sus estudios sobre el Holocausto, el Antisemitismo, el Fascismo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Léon Poliakov — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Poliakov. Léon Poliakov …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Léon Poliakov — (russisch Леон Поляков; * 25. November 1910 in St. Petersburg; † 8. Dezember 1997 in Orsay) war ein französischer Historiker. Schwerpunkte seiner Forschung waren Rassismus, Antisemitismus, jüdische Geschichte und der Holocaust. Bis zu seiner …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Léon Poliakov — ( ru. Лев Поляков; November 25, 1910 in Saint Petersburg – December 8, 1997 in Orsay) was a historian who wrote extensively on the Holocaust and anti Semitism. Born into a Russian Jewish family, Poliakov lived in Italy and Germany until he… …   Wikipedia

  • Poliakov —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Patronymes Poliakov (masculin ; Поляков) ou Poliakova (féminin ; Полякова), parfois francisé en Poliakoff (transcription désuète) …   Wikipédia en Français

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