Zarudny, Mykola [Зарудний, Микола; Zarudnyj], b 25 September 1859 in Hriakove, near Chutove, Poltava county, d 19 March 1919 in Tashkent. Zoologist and ornithologist. He undertook 17 research expeditions (from 1879) through Central Asia and Persia, and from 1906 he worked in Tashkent. He published numerous works in ornithology and some works in geography. His biography was written by N. Bobrinsky (1940).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]