Teodor Oizerman, Ukrainian-born Russian philosopher, Died at 102

Teodor Ilyich Oizerman was born on May 14, 1914 and died on March 25, 2017.

He was a Soviet and Russian philosopher and academician.

Teodor was born in Petroverovka village, Tiraspol uyezd, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire, into a Jewish family.

Oizerman parents were teachers. During World War II he served in the Red Army.

He was a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences from 1981 until his death.

Oizerman received a doctorate, honoris causa, from the University of Jena in 1979 and the USSR State Prize in 1983.

During 1979, he was awarded the Plekhanov prize for the monograph The main Trends in Philosophy.

Oizerman also served in the Anti-Zionist Committee of the Soviet Public.

Teodor Oizerman passed away at 102 years old.