Mikhas LARCHANKA, USSR Belarusian literature critic. Doctor of Philological Science since 1955; Professor; Head, Chair of Belarusian Lit., and Dean, Philological Faculty, Belarusian University. Member, Communist Party, since 1941.
LARCHANKA, Mikhas was born in 1907 in village Khvarastyany, now Mogilev Oblast.
1932 graduated Minsk Pedagogical Institute. 1932-1936 postgrad, student, Belarusian Academy of Sciences.
1936-1941 at Institute of Language, Literature and Art, Belarusian Academy of Sciences. 1941 frontline service in Red Army. Since 1942 at Belarusian University.