Summary Zalygin S. P

Sergei Pavlovich Zalygin (November 23 (December 6) 1913 – April 19, 2000) – Russian Soviet writer. Editor of the journal “New World”, on his initiative in the USSR in 1988, again began to print AI Solzhenitsyn.
Zalygin was born on December 6, 1913 (November 23 in the old style) in the village of Durasovka Sterlitamak Uyezd in Ufa province in a family of intellectuals who were subjected to political repressions during their student years.
In 1939 he graduated from the hydromeliorative faculty of the Omsk Agricultural Institute. He was engaged in scientific work, participated in expeditions in Siberia. The first literary publication dates back to the year 1940. During the war he... served as an engineer-hydrometeorologist on the northern Ob. In 1948 he defended his thesis and was invited to the post of head. Department of Irrigation and Reclamation of the Omsk Agricultural Institute. In 1953 he moved to Novosibirsk and occupied himself mainly with literary activity, remaining at the same time an employee of the Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences. In the late 60’s he moved to Moscow. In August 1986 he was appointed editor-in-chief of the magazine “New World”, which, thanks to the restructuring under his leadership, again began to play a very significant role in the cultural life of the USSR.
Zalygin died April 19, 2000 in Moscow.


Summary Zalygin S. P