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Sergei Golubinov

Sergei Golubinov, USSR Author.

Background

  • Golubinov, Sergei was born in 1903 in Bukhara. Son of a diplomat.

  • Education

    • Educated at a French lycee. Graduated as an engineer.

    Career

    • Emigrated with his parents during the Civil War. Settled in France. Worked in the Congo, where he met his French wife. Together under the pen-name Golon they started to write a series of romantic historical novels, Angelica, set at the time of the Roi Soleil (Louis XIV).

      The series had phenomenal success: 75 million copies were published and the series was translated into 25 languages.
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    Born 1903
    Died 1973
    (aged 70)
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