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Aleksandr Trifonovicb TVARDOVSKY

Aleksandr TVARDOVSKY, Russ, poet. Board since 1954 and Administration Secretary since 1959; USSR Union of Writers; Chief Editor, journal “Novy Mir”, since 1958; candidate member of the Central Committee, Communist Party of the Soviet Union, since 1961. three Stalin Prizes, 1941, 1946, 1947; Lenin Prize, 1961; Order of Lenin; Order of Patriotic War; Order of Red Star; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

Background

  • TVARDOVSKY, Aleksandr was born in 1910 in village Zagore, Smolensk Oblast.

  • Education

    • During 1930's student, Smolensk Pedagogical Institute. 1939 graduated Moscow Institute of Philosophy, Literature and History.

    Career

    • Created a type of literature comic hero - the soldier Vasya Terkin. Translated verse from Belarusian into Ukrainia. Edited Russian-language anthologies of Belarusian and Ukrainia poetry.

      Made “creative trips” trough the USSR after World War II and traveled abroad with a delegate of writers. Deputy, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Supreme Soviet of 1947, 1951 and 1959 convocation. 1924-1931 corresponding for Smolensk newspapers.

      1939-1940 Red Army war-corresponding in Western Belarusian. 1939-1940 commissioned combatant in Russo-Finnish War and corresponding, newspaper “Na strazhe Rodiny”. 1941-1945 special front-line press correspondent.

      195054 Chief Editor, ‘‘Novy Mir”.

    Works

    Politics

    Member, Communist Party, since 1940.

    Membership

    Member, Communist Party, since 1940.
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