Andriievsky, Ivan

Andriievsky, Ivan [Андрієвський, Іван; Andrijevs'kyj], b 1759 in the Chernihiv region, d 1809 in Moscow. Pioneer of veterinary science in the Russian Empire. Andriievsky studied at the Kyivan Mohyla Academy and Moscow University, where he was later appointed to the chair of veterinary medicine. He wrote numerous studies in Latin and Russian, including translations from the French. The most important of these are Kratkoe nachertanie anatomii domashnikh zhivotnykh (Brief Outline of the Anatomy of Domestic Animals, 1804) and Nachal'nye osnovaniia meditsiny veterinarii ili skotolecheniia (Basic Fundamentals of Veterinary Medicine or the Healing of Animals, 1809).

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]

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