George Bogdan Kistiakowsky (1900–1982) was a chemistry professor at Harvard who participated in the Manhattan Project. Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire, he attended private schools in Kiev and Moscow until the Russian Revolution broke out in 1917. He then joined the anti-Communist White Army serving in the infantry and tank corps. In 1920 he escaped to Yugoslavia and then on to Germany. Eventually, he arrived in the United States.