Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Nobel prize medal.svg Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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Solzhenitsyn in 1974
BornAleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
11 December 1918(1918-12-11)
Kislovodsk, Roushie SFSR
Dee'd3 August 2008(2008-08-03) (aged 89)
Moscow, Roushie
  • Novelist
  • Soldier
  • Teacher
CeetizenshipSoviet Union (1922–1974)
Stateless (1974–1990)[1]
Soviet Union (1990–1991)
Roushie (1991–2008)
Alma materRostov State Varsity
Notable warks
Notable awairds
  • Natalia Alekseyevna Reshetovskaya (married 1940–52 an 1957–72)
  • Natalia Dmitrievna Svetlova (married 1973–2008, his daith)
  • Yermolai Solzhenitsyn (born 1970)
  • Ignat Solzhenitsyn (born 1972)
  • Stepan Solzhenitsyn (born 1973)
  • (aw wi Natalia Svetlova)

Aleksandr Isayevich[a] Solzhenitsyn (/ˌslʒəˈntsɪn, ˌsɔːl-/;[2] Roushie: Алекса́ндр Иса́евич Солжени́цын, pronounced [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɪˈsaɪvʲɪtɕ səlʐɨˈnʲitsɨn]; 11 December 1918 – 3 August 2008)[3] (eften Romanized tae Alexandr or Alexander)[4][5] wis a Roushie novelist, historian, an ootspoken creetic o the Soviet Union, especially its totalitarianism, who helped tae raise global awareness o its gulag forced labor camp seestem.

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  1. His faither's gien name wis Isaakiy, which would normally result in the patronymic Isaakievich; houever, the forms Isaakovich an Isayevich baith appeared in offeecial documents, the latter acomin the acceptit version.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Solzhenitsyn Flies Home, Vowing Moral Involvement ...", New York Times, 27 May 1994. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  2. "Solzhenitsyn". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.
  3. В Москве скончался Александр Солженицын, Gazeta (in Roushie), RU, 4 August 2008 Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)