Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.
Born September 8, 1924 in the village of Neskuchay vyshnevolotsky district of Tver region.
During the great Patriotic war, fought on the 2nd Ukrainian front, was a machine gunner.
Awarded the order of Patriotic war I degree, medals "For victory over Germany in the great Patriotic war 1941-1945", "Twenty years of victory in the great Patriotic war 1941-1945", "Forty years of victory in the great Patriotic war 1941-1945" "50 years Armed forces of the USSR" and others.
In 1946 Mikhail Bogatyrev begins his studies at the Moscow Art Studio for disabled world War II, where he taught well-known Russian artists I. A. Ivanov and G. G. Ryazhsky.
In 1951 graduated from the Moscow municipal Studio for invalids of the great Patriotic war the Department of art of Moscow city.
He studied under I. Gurevich, K. Kohn, D. Nalbandian, Zeitlin.
In 1961 became a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR.
His work was dedicated to the great Patriotic war and the life of rural workers.
She repeatedly participated in Republican and all-Union exhibitions.
Works are in museums and art galleries in Russia and in private collections in Russia and abroad.
From 1993 began the collaboration of Mikhail Bogatyrev with "Les Oreades"gallery.
May 7, 1999 in Moscow, he died. Buried near vyšný Volochek, in the village of Cesarino, where the last few decades of his rich artistic discoveries of life worked hard, never parting with a sketchbook.