Stepan KRYZHANOVSKY, USSR Ukrainia writer, poet and literature critic; Candidate of Philological Science since 1940. Order of Red Star; four medals.
KRYZHANOVSKY, Stepan was born in 1911 in Novy Bug, now Nikolaev Oblast.
1933 graduated Philology Faculty, Kharkov Pedagogical Institute. 1937-1940 postgrad, student at Kharkov University.
1940-1949 senior associate, since 1949 Head,Department of Soviet Lit., Institute of Literature, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences. Since 1939 has regularly published reviews and literature criticism articles. During World War II war correspondent for army newspapers at the front.