_________________ Sofio and Nico__________________________Nico and Sofio with Levan and EugeniaThe oldest brother Levan (Leon) Leonidze (1893-1937) was microbiologist. He defended hisdissertation in Koeln University, Germany. He was arrested and executed by Communists. _________________ Families of two brothers Nicholaus and Alexi LeonidzeGiorgi is upper left____________________Mother Sofio with children, Sico, NinoGogla, Eugenia and Levan (December, 1913) The ancestors of the family Leonidze were refugees (16
century) from village Leonidzelocated in the old Georgian province Shavsheti (presumably this village is modern Nioleti, inTurkish - Niolize-mahallesi, the part of village Dasamobi, in Shavshat-Imerkhevi, Turkey).