Ales KUCHAR, USSR Belarusian literature critic and playwright. Real name: KUCHAR. Fiction Editor, Belarusian State Publ. House; board member, Belarusian Union of Writers.
KUCHAR, Ales was born in 1910 in village Prudishchi, now Minsk Oblast.
Graduated Gorky Pedagogical Institute, Minsk. Graduated Institute of History, Philosophy and Lit., Moscow.
Since 1932 on edition staff of republ. newspapers and instructor, Gorky Pedagogical Institute. During World War II worked for army and frontline newspapers “Za Savetskayu Belarus” (For Soviet Belorussia), “Za svabodnuyu Belarus” (For Free Belorussia) and "Muzhestvo” (Courage). After World War II Deputy Editor, newspaper “Literatura i mastatsva” (Literature and Craftmanship).