(1901 – 1956)
Alexander Fadeyev was born in the city of Kimry, Tver Province, in the family of a village teacher. He grew up in the Far East with his stepfather, studied at a commercial college in Vladivostok. In 1918 he joined the Bolshevik Party, participated in the Civil War. In 1921 he entered the Moscow Mining Academy, in 1923 he published his first story. In the years 1926-1932. Fadeev was a member of the governing body of RAPP – the Russian Association of Proletarian Writers; up to the death of Stalin, he was one of the most prominent “literary officials”: a member of the presidium of the USSR SP, secretary of the joint venture, secretary general and chairman of the board of the joint venture, a member of the CPSU Central Committee. Literary fame came
Alexander Fadeyev committed suicide.