Chakovsky, Alexander Borisovich
1913 - Born on August 26th in St. Petersburg. Russian writer and editor.
1962 - He was the powerful editor-in-chief of the Moscow weekly Literaturnaya Gazeta for 25 years.
- He had loyally served everybody in power from Stalin through Khrushchev to Gorbachev.
1994 - Died on February 17th in Moscow.
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