Date of Birth: 05/12/1924
Place of birth: Moscow
He worked in the Kalinin State Pedagogical Institute, the Institute of Philosophy of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow State University, the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Humanities. EM Meletinsky RSUH. In 1989-1992 Aron Y. also lectured on medieval history in Italy, the USA, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, England, France.
He is a member of international organizations, scholars and historians. Aron Gurevich has written books and chapter books on the history of the Middle Ages for pedagogical institutes and universities, a number of articles for the collective monograph "The History of the peasantry in Europe." "History historian" to publish his memoirs.
Scientific interests of the scientist is the history of medieval European culture, the history of Scandinavia and Nordic culture, methodology of history, cultural anthropology. His views in the 1960-1970-ies are often criticized because it calls into question a number of provisions of Marx and Engels and had a look at the genesis of European feudalism.
Aron Y. considered the founder of the historical-anthropological trends in science, his work had an impact on the entire national historical science, as well as in related disciplines - anthropology, philosophy, and cultural studies.
Historian, died August 5, 2006 in Moscow.