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Zamyatin, Yegveny Ivanovich

Born: 1884 AD
Died: 1937 AD
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