Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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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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
Thrift
  • Novelist
  • Soldier
  • Teacher
EthnicityRoushie
CeetizenshipSoviet Union (1922–1974)
Stateless (1974–1990)[1]
Soviet Union (1990–1991)
Roushie (1991–2008)
Alma materRostov State Varsity
Notable warks
Notable awairds
Spoose
  • Natalia Alekseyevna Reshetovskaya (married 1940–52 an 1957–72)
  • Natalia Dmitrievna Svetlova (married 1973–2008, his daith)
Bairns
  • Yermolai Solzhenitsyn (born 1970)
  • Ignat Solzhenitsyn (born 1972)
  • Stepan Solzhenitsyn (born 1973)
  • (aw wi Natalia Svetlova)
Wabsteid
www.solzhenitsyn.ru

NotesEedit

  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.

ReferencesEedit

  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)
  4. www.nobelprize.org
  5. www.slate.com