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Sergei Kurzanov Wikipedia
Sergei Mikhailovich Kurzanov (Сергей Михайлович Курзанов, born 1947) is a Russian (formerly Soviet) paleontologist at the Paleontological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is known mainly for his work in Mongolia and the ex-Soviet republics in Central Asia. In 1976 he announced the discovery of Alioramus. In 1981 he announced the discovery of Avimimus.
In 1998 a species of iguanodont dinosaur from Mongolia was named Altirhinus kurzanovi in his honor.