Polar explorer Otto Yulievich Schmidt

up:date April 5, 2021 by Jans Bock-Schroeder

The Soviet geophysicist and polar explorer Otto Yulievich Schmidt (1891-1956) was a member of the Supreme Soviet, the government of the USSR.

Funeral service for the North Pole explorer Otto Wassilie Schmidt
Funeral service, Central Cemetery Moscow

Schmidt was renowned for his Arctic explorations. In 1929 and 1930 he led several expeditions that established the first scientific research station on Franz Josef Land.

In addition, he led the Chelyuskin Steam Expedition in the winter of 1933-4. From 1924 to 1941, Schmidt was publisher of the Great Soviet Encyclopaedia and researched theories on the evolutionary process of the Earth and the solar system. In 1937, he was named Hero of the Soviet Union.


  • Unique Gelatin Silver Print
  • Peter Bock-Schroeder (1913-2001)
  • Negative Date: 1956
  • Print Date: 1958
  • Size: 19,5 x 24,5 cm
  • Provenance: Bock-Schroeder Foundation
  • Verso: Copyright stamp


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