Zamyatin, Yegveny Ivanovich

Born: 1884 AD
Died: 1937 AD, at 53 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Authors, Essayists, Novelists, Playwrights


1884 - Born in the provincial town of Lebedian in Moscow; birth of a Russian novelist and short-story writer

 

1902-1908 - Studied at St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute with the course on naval engineering

 

1905 - Took a study trip in the Near East

 

- Arrested and exiled due to his revolutionary activities

 

1908 - Wrote his first short story "Odin," based on his experiences in prison

 

1911 - Got arrested again

 

1913 - Received amnesty

 

1916 - Supervised the construction of icebreakers at the Armstrong-Whitworth shipyards in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England

 

1917 - Member of the communist party in his youth but left it after Bolshevik revolution

 

1918 - Came up with satirical work entitled Ostrovitiane (The Islanders)

 

1919 - Was arrested

 

1921 - Lovets cheloveka (The Fisher of Men)

 

- Published an article 'I am Afraid' accusing the government of free thought suppression

 

- Completed his only full-length novel My

 

1922 - Got arrested again

 

1924 - Wrote a novel called We

 

1931 - Was allowed to emigrate to Paris

 

1932 - Lived in poverty

 

1937 - Died in Paris

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