Date of Birth: 02/17/1860
Place of birth: St. Petersburg
In 1880 he entered the Physics and Mathematics Faculty of St. Petersburg University. Especially interesting were the Wagner lecture on invertebrate zoology, influenced the choice of Grum-Grzhimailo specialty. He becomes an entomologist and opts for in-depth study of butterflies Group.
In 1884, Grum Grzhimailo graduated from university and went to the Alai Range, made a tour of the Alai valley, he reached Mux and then topping Trans Alai, went to the lake Kara-Kul. In the next three years (1885-1887) Grum Grzhimailo consistently expanding the area of ??their work in the Pamir and Pamir countries - Karategin, Darwaz, Hissar, Vakhsh valley, Karshi, Shakhrisabz, then visits the Tien Shan in the basin of the Naryn and Chatyrk