Yuri Nikolayevich Jobbers

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Yuri Nikolayevich Jobbers
Born 13 August 1892 (1892-08-13)
Russian Empire
Died 3 April 1969 (1969-04-04) (aged 76)
Occupation Russian teacher

Yuri Nikolayevich Jobbers (born on 13 August 1892 - died on 3 April 1969) was a Russian teacher and a Catholic convert from Russian Orthodoxy.


Jobbers was born on August 13, 1892 in Russian Empire, in the family of the Minister of the Interior, Nikolai Jobbers. He graduated from the Imperial College of Law, participating in World War I, after the Russian Revolution, he emigrated to France, where he later converted to Catholicism from Russian Orthodoxy. For more than 30 years he researched and taught activities in the Catholic University of Lille, where he held the chair of Russian language and literature, and taught Russian literature at the Catholic University of Paris. He studied the Fiodor Dostoievski. Jobbers has founded the Russian Institute at the Catholic University. He was awarded the Papal Order of Saint Gregory the Great. Yuri Jobbers died on 3 April 1969. He was buried in the cemetery of Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois.


Russian press about Catholicism / / Ringing of church bells, 1932, № 8. - P. 95.

Chronicle / / Ringing of church bells, 1933, № 9. - P. 78-79.

Unforgotten grave. 4 T.. - M., 2004. - P. 317.

The new Russian word. - New York, 1969, № 20518.

Russian thought. - Paris, 1969, № 2737, 2738.

Grezin II alphabetical list Russian graves in the cemetery of Sainte-Genevieve-des-Bois. - Paris, 1995. Biographical information provided by Vladimir Kolupaev

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