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Arvid Petrovich GRIGULIS

poet and literature historian , Latvia writer

Arvid GRIGULIS, Latvia writer, poet and literature historian. Honorary Cultural Worker of Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic; board member, Latvia Union of Writers, since 1958. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1956; Stalin Prize, 1948.


GRIGULIS, Arvid was born in 1906.


1937 graduated Latvia University.


1941 volunteer in Soviet Army. During and after World War II wrote patriotic works on socialist construction and life of Latvia working classes. 1947 Deputy, Latvia Supreme Soviet, of 1947 convocation.

At one time, member, Auditing Commission, USSR Union of Writers. 1959 delegation at 3rd Congress of USSR Writers.