Vasily Stroganov

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Vasily Stroganov
Born 10 January [O.S. 29 December] 1858
Vyazma, Russia
Died 24 September 1938(1938-09-24) (aged 80)
Citizenship Russian Empire
Fields OB/GYN
Known for Stroganoff method

Vasily Vasilyevich Stroganov, also known as Stroganoff, (Russian: Василий Васильевич Строганов, 10 January [O.S. 29 December] 1858, Vyazma, – 24 September 1938) was a Russian physician specializing in obstetrics and gynaecology. His works mostly dealt with treatment of eclampsia. The Stroganoff method is named after him.


  • Thomas F. Baskett. "On the Shoulders of Giants: Eponyms and Names in Obstetrics and Gynaecology", second edition, RCOG Press, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2008.

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