Senior Researcher at the IOM RAS (10.01.1932 — 05.06.2020)
1948-1953 - the student of Leningrad State University, Department of Oriental Studies.
1953-1957 - the post-graduate student of the Institute of linguistics of Academy of Sciences of USSR.
1957-1966 - the junior researcher of Leningrad Branch of the Institute of Linguistics of Academy of Sciences of USSR.
From 1966 up to 2015 - junior researcher, from 1977, senior researcher of the Leningrad/St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies / Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Major research interests: old Uigur texts, Uigur Buddhism.
On March 3, 2021, at the meeting of the Academic Council of the IOM RAS, senior researcher of the IOM, RAS S.A. Frantsouzoff will submit the lecture Epigraphies of Islamic cemetry of the 8-9 cc. in Central Hadramawt.