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Mikhail Timofeyevich LYNKOV

Belarusian writer and publicist

Mikhail LYNKOV, Belarusian writer and publicist. Full member, Belarusian Academy of Sciences, since 1953; associate, Belarusian Institute of Literature, since 1943; board member, Belarusian and USSR Unions of Writers. two Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; Order of Red Star; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1926.

Background

LYNKOV, Mikhail was born in 1899 in village Zazyb, now Vitebsk Oblast.

Education

1917 graduated Rogachev Teachers’ Seminary.

Career

1917-1919 teacher, Lipen Elementary School, Gomel Guberniya. 1919-1920 fought for Red Army in Warsaw Campaign. 1920-1925 secondary school teacher, Rogachev Rayon.

Since 1925 Secretary, then Chief Editor, Bobruysk Okrug newspaper “Kamunist”. 1930-1934 at Belarusian State Publ. House; since 1932 Secretary, Organization Committee, Bel Union of Writers, then Secretary, Belarusian Union of Writers, and Editor, journal “Polymya revalutsyi” (Flame of the Revolution).

1936-1953 corresponding member, Belarusian Academy of Sciences. 1939, during Soviet-Polish War, Editor, newspaper “Belaruskaya zvyazda” (Belorussian Star) of Political Board, Belarusian Front. During World War II Editor, front-line newspaper “Za Savetskuyu Belorus” (For Soviet Bclorussia).

Deputy, Belarusian Supreme Soviet of 1951, 1955 and 1959 convocation. Member, Belarusian government delegation at United Nations.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1926.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1926.