Nikolay Nikolaevich Kuleshov was born on 19 December in 1890 in New Margelan (now Fergana, Uzbekistan). Died in January 19, 1968 in Kharkov.
His father is Nikolay Afrikanovich Kuleshov, the military doctor has graduated from Kiev's University. Mother is Rogdestvenskaya Zinaida Ivanovna, the teacher, after the death of husband (1892) head of orphanage for kids of killed soldiers in Kiev. Father took part in revolutionary movement.