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Yuliy Petrovich VANAG

poet and playwright , Latvia writer

Yuliy VANAG, Latvia writer, poet and playwright. Secretary, Latvia Union of Writers, since 1958; board member, USSR Union of Writers, since 1959. Belarusian Supreme Soviet Presidium's Scroll of Honor.

Background

VANAG, Yuliy was born in 1903.

Career

After establishment of Soviet regime in Latvia, became member, edition staff, journal of Latvia Union of Writers “Karogs”. During World War II member, edition staff, newspaper of Latvia infantry division. Author of text for Latvia national anthemn.