Sergievsky Dmitry Dmitrievich


Military surveyor.

Born in the Voronezh province, he studied at St. Petersburg University. After graduating from university in 1889, he began his military service, passing the officer exam at the Mikhailovsky Artillery School.

During the years 1890-1894. served in the Turkestan artillery brigade.

He graduated from the geodesic department of the Nikolaev Academy of the General Staff in 1897 on the 1st category. In 1899, in the rank of staff captain, he was transferred to the General Staff.

He was among the officers of the corps of military topographers (01.03.1899-10.11.1900). He was a manufacturer of astronomical work of the Military Topographical Department of the General Staff, headed an expedition for the production of degree measurements in Svalbard.

Since 1900, he was an assistant to the chief of the Geodesic Department of the Military Topographical Department of the General Staff.

Sergievsky produced important astronomical and geodetic works, determined gravity using the Shternek pendulum instrument in St. Petersburg, Pskov and Novgorod gubernias.

Conducted an active teaching work, occupying the post of professor at the Nikolaev Military Academy, Institute of Railway Engineers, Nikolaev Military Academy.

During the First World War, in the rank of Major General, he served as the ruler of the affairs of the Academy of the General Staff, was a general for assignments to the chief of supplies for the armies of the Southwestern Front. Head of the Office of Ch. chief of supplies of the armies of the South-Western Front.

In 1918, voluntarily joined the Red Army. He was a professor at the Geodesic Department of the Military Engineering Academy, he taught at the first Soviet topographical courses.

The merits of Sergievsky were awarded the orders of St. Stanislav 1 and 3 degrees, St. Vladimir 2, 3 and 4 degrees, St. Anna 1 degree.

He died in Petrograd, buried in the Novodevichy cemetery.

Glacier in the central part of the Earth Cerkapp, Western Spitsbergen Island.

Mountain in the north of the Land of Torel, West Spitsbergen Island.


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