Yakub Kolas
Yakub Kolas (also Jakub Kołas, Belarusian: Яку́б Ко́лас, November 3 [O.S. October 22] 1882 – August 13, 1956), real name Kanstancin Mickievič (Міцке́віч Канстанці́н Міха́йлавіч) ...
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Witold Zalewski
Witold Zalewski (4 January 1921 in Siedlce - 2009) is a Polish writer, publicist and prosaist. During the Occupation of Poland he was a soldier of Armia Krajowa and participated in Warsaw Uprising. ...
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Nikolai Pogodin
Nikolai Fyodorovich Pogodin (Russian: Никола́й Фёдорович Пого́дин) (pseudonym of N. F. Stukalov) (16 November [O.S. 3 November] 1900 - September 19, 1962) was a Soviet playwright...
Anatol E. Baconsky
Anatol E. Baconsky (June 16, 1925 – March 4, 1977), also known as A. E. Bakonsky, Baconschi or Baconski, was a Romanian modernist poet, essayist, translator, novelist, publisher, literary and art crit...
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Jan Otčenášek
Jan Otčenášek (Prague 19 November 1924 - 24 February 1979) was a Czech novelist and playwright. Limping Orpheus (Kulhavý Orfeus) is a semiautobiographical description of resistance by a group of young...
Ivan Shamiakin
Ivan Shamiakin (Belarusian: Іван Шамякін, 30 January 1921 – 14 October 2004) was a Soviet Belarusian writer, he was perhaps one of the most prolific writers of the Soviet BSSR, writing in a social...
Suleyman Rustam
Suleyman Rustam (Azerbaijani: Süleyman Rüstəm; November 27, 1906 - June 10, 1989), is poet of the Soviet Azerbaijan, playwright and a public figure. He is the poet of the Azerbaijan SSR (1960), la...
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Boris Polevoy
Boris Nikolaevich Polevoy (or Polevoi) (Russian: Бори́с Никола́евич Полево́й; March 17 [4], 1908 – July 12, 1981) was a notable Soviet writer. He is the author of the book Story of a Real Man abou...
Martin Andersen Nexø
Martin Andersen Nexø (26 June 1869 – 1 June 1954) was a Danish writer. He was the first significant Danish author to depict the working class in his writings, and the first Danish socialist, later com...
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Geo Bogza
Geo Bogza ([ˈd͡ʒe.o ˈboɡza]; born Gheorghe Bogza; February 6, 1908 – September 14, 1993) was a Romanian avant-garde theorist, poet, and journalist, known for his left-wing and communist political conv...
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Bohumil Říha
Bohumil Říha (22 February 1907 – 15 December 1987) was a Czech writer best known for children's books. For his lasting contribution to children's literature he received the Hans Christian Andersen Med...
Yanka Kupala
Janka Kupala (Janka Kupała, Belarusian: Я́нка Купа́ла; July 7 [O.S. June 25] 1882 – June 28, 1942) – was the pen name of Ivan Daminikavich Lutsevich (Belarusian: Іва́н Дамін...
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Pyotr Pavlenko
Pyotr Andreyevich Pavlenko (Russian: Пётр Андре́евич Павле́нко), (born July 11, 1899, in St. Petersburg; died June 16, 1951, in Moscow), was a Soviet writer, screenwriter and war correspondent. He...
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Alexander Alexandrovich Fadeyev
Alexander Alexandrovich Fadeyev (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Фаде́ев; 24 December [O.S. 11 December] 1901 – 13 May 1956) was a Soviet writer, one of the co-founders of the...
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Feodor Gladkov
Feodor Vasilyevich Gladkov (Russian: Фёдор Васильевич Гладков) was a Soviet Socialist realist writer born on June 21 [O.S. June 9] 1883 in Bolshaya Chernavka, Saratov Governorate...
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Emil František Burian
Emil František Burian (June 11, 1904 – August 9, 1959) was a Czech poet, journalist, singer, actor, musician, composer, dramatic adviser, playwright and director. He was also active in Communist Part...
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Emil Isac
Emil Isac ([eˈmil iˈsak]; May 27, 1886 – March 25, 1954) was an Austro-Hungarian-born Romanian poet, dramatist, short story writer and critic. Noted as one of the pioneers of Symbolism and modernist l...
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Alexander Serafimovich
Alexander Serafimovich (born Alexander Serafimovich Popov; Russian: Алекса́ндр Серафимо́вич Попо́в; O.S. January 7 (N.S. January 19), 1863 – January 19, 1949) was a Russian/Soviet write...
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Hans Marchwitza
Hans Marchwitza (June 25, 1890 – January 17, 1965) was a German writer, proletarian poet, and communist.
Marchwitza was the son of miner Thomas Marchwitza and his wife Thekla Maxisch, and wa...
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Alexandru Robot
Alexandru Robot ([alekˈsandru robot]; born Alter Rotmann, also known as Al. Robot; Moldovan Cyrillic: Александру Робот; January 15, 1916 – ca. 1941) was a Romanian, Moldovan and Soviet poet, also know...
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Vera Panova
Vera Fyodorovna Panova (Russian: Ве́ра Фёдоровна Пано́ва; March 20 [O.S. March 7] 1905 - March 3, 1973) was a Soviet novelist, playwright, and journalist.
Vera was born into ...
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Mehdi Huseyn
Mehdi Ali oglu Huseynov, famed under the pseudonym Mehdi Huseyn (Azerbaijani: Mehdi Hüseyn) – was an Azerbaijani and Soviet writer and critic, laureate of the State Stalin Prize of the third degre...
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Vladimir Mayakovsky
Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (/ˌmɑːjəˈkɔːfski, -ˈkɒf-/; Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Маяко́вский; July 19 [O.S. July 7] 1893 – April 14, 1930) was a Russian and So...
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Oles Honchar
Oleksandr (Oles) Terentiyovych Honchar (Ukrainian: Олесь Гончар) (April 3, 1918 in near Katerynoslav – December 12, 1995 in Kiev), was a Ukrainian and Soviet writer and public figure fighting for...
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Vadim Kozhevnikov
Vadim Mikhaylovich Kozhevnikov (Russian: Вадим Михайлович Кожевников; 22 April 1909 [O.S. 9 April], Narym – 20 October 1984, Moscow) was a Soviet writer. His daughter Nade...
Mihail Sadoveanu
Mihail Sadoveanu ([mihaˈil sadoˈve̯anu]; occasionally referred to as Mihai Sadoveanu; November 5, 1880 – October 19, 1961) was a Romanian novelist, short story writer, journalist and political fi...
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Leonid Leonov
Leonid Maximovich Leonov (Russian: Леони́д Макси́мович Лео́нов; May 31 [O.S. May 19] 1899 — 8 August 1994) was a Soviet novelist and playwright. He has been dubbed the 20th-centu...
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Alexandru Toma
Alexandru Toma (occasionally known as A. Toma, born Solomon Moscovici; February 11, 1875 – August 15, 1954) was a Romanian poet, journalist and translator, known for his communist views and his role i...
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Petras Cvirka
Petras Cvirka (March 12, 1909, Klangai, Kovno Governorate – May 2, 1947, Vilnius) was a Lithuanian author of several novels, children's books, and short story collections. He wrote under a variety of ...
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Maxim Gorky
Alexei Maximovich Peshkov (Russian: Алексе́й Макси́мович Пешко́в or Пе́шков; 28 March 1868 – 18 June 1936), primarily known as Maxim (Maksim) Gorky (/ˈɡɔrki/; Russian: Макси́м Го́рькій or...
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