Galina Avtonomova lived in Paraguay probably since 1936.

She was born 12 May 1915, in Rostov upon Don, Russia. She had a brother Jurij AVTONOM , born 7 August 1919, also in Rostov. Their father was Charlampij or Charlamy Vasiliejevic AVTONOMOV, born 8 Feb 1886, in Kazanskaya. He was a university professor. Their mother Domnika (or Dominika) BRIEVNA, born 8 Jan 1891, in Kamenskaja, Don Area, worked in Agriculture

Charlampij AVTONOMOV was originally Russian, and had lived in Czechoslovakia since 1922. He had been granted a Nansen Passport No. 2091, issued on 10 April 1930. We know that the validity of this passport was extended under No. 378 for the period 16 Feb 1935 – 16 March 1936. The purpose of his passport validity extension was to support his visa application for entry into Paraguay. He had asked for the certificate on 31 January 1935. He had also requested a special certification confirming he was living as a proper Czech citizen.

Galina, for whom we are now searching, applied for the same certificate on 13 March 1935 and obtained this on 16 March 1935. She owned a Nansen Passport No. 102, issued on 16 April 1934. She was studying at a German University at that time. Her Nansen Passport was extended on 19 March 1935 till 16 April 1936. She also used name Galina Charlampijevna AVTONOMOVA.

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