The article is devoted to commemorate Lyudmila Lapteva, passed in May, 16th 2016 in Moscow in her 90s. L. Lapteva, Doctor of Science in History, professor of the chair of the South and Eastern Slavonic History in Moscow University, was one of the leading Russian specialists in Middle Ages and Modern Times of Czech and Slavonic Studies in the USSR and Russia. Having worked in Moscow University more than half a century (beginning from 1959), she delivered lectures on the Slavonic history, Czech history, historical sources and historiography. Enormous pupils of L. Lapteva became kandidates of Science and Doctors of Science.
Keywords: Lyudmila Lapteva, the Slavonic history, the history of Czechs.