Andrey Lvovich Kursanov (Russian: Андрей Львович Курсанов; 8 November 1902, Moscow – 20 September 1999, Moscow) was a Soviet specialist on the physiology and biochemistry of plants. He was an academician of the Soviet and Russian Academies of Sciences since 1953. He was a member of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR in 1957-1963.
Professor Kursanov was awarded a number of honorary doctorates and was an honorary member of a number of foreign scientific societies and academies. He was elected a foreign fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1962 and member of the Polish Academy of Sciences in 1965.
Awards and honours
- Hero of Socialist Labour (1969)
- Order of Lenin, four times (1953, 1969, 1972, 1975)
- Order of the October Revolution (1982)
- Order of the Red Banner of Labour, twice (1945, 1962)
- Lomonosov Gold Medal of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1983)
and other awards
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