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Anatoliy Vladimirovich SOFRONOV

Anatoliy SOFRONOV, Russ, writer, poet and playwright. Board, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Union of Writers, since 1957; board member, USSR Union of Writers, since 1958; Deputy Chairman, Peace Fund, Soviet Committee the Defense of Peace, since 1961; Chief Editor, journal “Ogonek”, since 1953. Order of Lenin, 1961; two Stalin Prizes, 1948, 1949. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

Background

  • SOFRONOV, Anatoliy was born in 1911 in Minsk.

  • Education

    • 1937 graduated Rostov Pedagogical Institute.

    Career

    • Since 1952 member, Soviet Society for the Defense of Peace. Executive Seer, and Deputy Chairman, Soviet Committee Solidarity of Asian and African Countries. 1957-1958 visited various countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and America as newspaper corresponding.

      During early 1930's at Rostov Agriculture Machinery Plant. 1937-1941 literature activity. 1941-1942 member, edition staffs of Western Front army newspapers.

      1942-1945 special war correspondent for “Izvestia”.

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1940.
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