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Petr Fedorovich GLEBKA

Belarusian poet

Petr GLEBKA, Belarusian poet. Director, Institute of Art Criticism, Ethnography and Folklore, Belarusian Academy of Sciences, since 1960; full member, Belarusian Academy of Sciences; since 1951 Presidium member, Belarusian Union of Writers; board member, USSR Union of Writers, since 1959. two Order of Red Banner of Labor; Order of Red Star; Badge of Honor; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1942.

Background

GLEBKA, Petr was born in 1905 in Minsk Oblast.

Education

1930 graduated Belarusian University, Minsk.

Career

1923-1924 Secretary, village soviet. 1930-1940 on edition staff of newspaper “Kalgasnik Belarusi” (Belorussian Kolkhoz Worker) and journal “Polymya revalyutsyi” (Flame of the Revolution). Literature consultant, “Young Authors” office, Belarusian Union of Writers.

1941-1943 contributor to front-line press. 1943-1945 Senior, then Chief Editor, Belarusian State Publ. House; 1946-1960 at Belarusian Academy of Sciences and several years researcher at Yakub Kolas Institute of Linguistics, Belarusian Academy of Sciences.

Deputy, Belarusian Supreme Soviet of 1959 convocation.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1942.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1942.