Timofey Sazonovich Gorbunov (06.08.1904, v. Saniki, Beshenkovichi district, Vitebsk region – 08.10.1969), party and public figure, historian. Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (1959), Professor (1963).
Works on the history of the formation of the BSSR, culture, the revolutionary and national liberation struggle of the Belarusian people, socialist construction in Belarus. He was one of the editors of the collection "The Great October Socialist Revolution in Belarus (documents and materials)" (vol. 1-2, 1957) and "History of the Belarusian SSR" (vol. 1-2, 1961).
Author of over 20 scientific papers, incl. 7 monographs and brochures.
Awarded with the Order of Lenin (1943), the Red Banner (1944), the Red Banner of Labor (1954), medals.