Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov

Mikhail Alexandrovich Sholokov, recipient of the 1965 Nobel Prize for Literature, was born in Kruzhlinin, Russia. His father was of the Russian lower middle-class.

Michail Alexandrovich Sholokov, recipient of the 1965 Nobel Prize for Literature, was born in Kruzhlinin, Russia. His father was of the Russian lower middle-class. When he was 13 he joined the Bolshevik Army, and he later served in the Soviet Parliament as a member of the Communist Party.

Sholokov published his first volume of short stories, DONSKIE RASSKAZY (TALES OF THE DON), when he was 21. He is best known for the novel TICHY DON (QUIET FLOWS THE DON) which was published in 1928. He is the only officially sanctioned Soviet writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Michail Sholokov died in Veshenskaya, Russia in 1984.

CHRONOLOGY

1905

He was born in Kruzhlinin, Russia.

1918

He joined the Bolshevik Army.

1922

He moved to Moscow.

1924

He moved to Veshesnkaya.; He married Mariia Petrovna Gromoslavskaia.

1926

DONSKIE RASSKAZY (TALES OF THE DON); LAZUREVAJA STEP

1928

TICHY DON (QUIET FLOWS THE DON)

1932

PODNYATAYA TSELINA; He joined the Communist Party.

1937

He was elected to the Soviet Parliament.

1941

He was awarded the Stalin Prize for Literature.

1942

ONI SRAZHALIS ZA RODINU (THEY FOUGHT FOR THEIR COUNTRY); NAUA NENAVISTI (HATE/THE SCIENCE OF HATRED)



1949

He joined the Soviet Academy of Sciences.

1951

SLOVO O RODINE

1955

He received the Order of Lenin award.

1956

SUDBA TSELOVEKA (THE FATE OF A MAN); SOBRANIE SOCHIENII

1960

He received the Lenin Prize.

1961

He was elected to the Communist Party Central Committee.

1962

SOBRANIE SOCHINENY

1965

He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

1966

EARLY STORIES

1967

ONE MAN'S DESTINY, AND OTHER STORIES, ARTICLES, AND SCETCHES, 1923-1963; FIERCE AND GENTLE WARRIORS

1970

PO VELENIJU DUSI (AT THE BIDDING OF THE HEART)

1975

SOBRANIE SOCHINENY; ROSSIYA V SERDTSE

1980

SLOVO O RODINE

1984

COLLECTED WORKS; He died in Veshenskaya, Russia. (January 21)

1985

SOBRANIE SOCHINENII

1994

SHOLOKHOV I STALIN

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