Biography Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918)
Russian novelist and historian
Was born on 11 dec 1918.
Origin country Russian Federation
Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn is a Russian novelist, dramatist and historian. Through his writings, he made the world aware of the Gulag, the Soviet labour camp system, and, for these efforts, Solzhenitsyn was both awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1970 and exiled from the Soviet Union in 1974.