1934 – Born on 17th of May in St. Petersburg (Leningrad). He was a member of Russia’s highest court who defended democratic freedoms and encouraged legal reforms.
1991 – He was elected a judge of the Constitutional Court in October and was known for his persistent efforts to streamline and liberalize the Soviet-era legal system.
1993 – Ametistov participated in the Constitutional Assembly when it drew up the Russian Constitution.
1998 – Died at his country home near Moscow at the age of 64 due to cancer.