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Il’ia Dmitrievich Surguchev

Il’ia Surguchev, USSR Author.

Background

  • Surguchev, Il’ia was born on February 27, 1881 in Stavropol.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Petersburg University’s faculty of Eastern languages in 1907.

    Career

    • First successful novel, The Governor, published in 1912. Popular play wright in the 1910s. After the October Revolution 1917, emigrated, 1920.

      Continued writing and publishing in Russian emigre publishing houses.
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    Born February 27, 1881
    Died November 19, 1956
    (aged 75)
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