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Il’ia Dmitrievich Surguchev

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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.