Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

About Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Birth Day: December 11, 1918
Birth Place: Kislovodsk, Russia
Died On: Aug 3, 2008 (age 89)
Birth Sign: Sagittarius

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Net Worth

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was born on December 11, 1918 in Kislovodsk, Russia. Russian historian, novelist, and social critic whose most famous works include The Gulag Archipelago, Two Hundred Years Together, and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. His literary work exposed the evils of the Soviet Gulag's forced labor camp system to an international audience.
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💰 Net worth: 14 Million

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About

Russian Historian, Novelist, and social critic whose most famous works include The Gulag Archipelago, Two Hundred Years Together, and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. His literary work exposed the evils of the Soviet Gulag's forced labor camp system to an international audience.

Before Fame

He attended Rostov State University, where he studied mathematics. He went on to serve in the Red Army during World War II. From the mid-1940s through the early 1950s, he was imprisoned in Russian labor camps for his private criticism of Stalin (discovered when government officials confiscated his letters to a friend).

Trivia

He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970 for One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. The same work was responsible for his exile from the Soviet Union in 1974.

Family Life

He married his first wife, Natalia Alekseevna Reshetovskaya, prior to his Gulag sentence. He later wed Natalia Dmitrievna Svetlova. He had three sons, Ignat, Yermolai and Stepan.

Associated With

He and T.S. Eliot were both recipients of the Nobel Prize for Literature.