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Konstantin Simonov

Soviet writer, poet, playwright and wartime correspondant (1915-1979)

1915   -   1979

movement: socialist realism
genre: novel, short novel, narrative poetry, verse, play, sketch story, poem
country of citizenship: Soviet Union
language of expression: Russian
educated at: Maxim Gorky Literature Institute, Institute for Philosophie, Literature and History in Moscow, V. I. Lenin Military-Political Academy
occupation: journalist, poet, translator, playwright, screenwriter, writer, prosaist, politician, war correspondent
award received: Stalin Prize, Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945", Order of the Red Banner, Order of Lenin, Hero of Socialist Labour, Order of the Patriotic War 1st class, Lenin Prize, Order of the Badge of Honour, Medal "For the Defence of Odessa", Medal "For the Defence of Moscow", Medal "For the Defence of Stalingrad", Medal "Veteran of Labour", Medal "For the Liberation of Prague", Medal "For the Defence of the Caucasus", Vasilyev Brothers State Prize of the RSFSR, Jubilee Medal "In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin", Jubilee Medal "Twenty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945", Jubilee Medal "Thirty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945", Jubilee Medal "50 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR", Jubilee Medal "60 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR", Medal "In Commemoration of the 800th Anniversary of Moscow", Order of the White Lion, Czechoslovak War Cross 1939–1945, Order of Sukhbaatar, Order of the Patriotic War
position held: member of the Supreme Council of the Soviet Union

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Konstantin Mikhailovich Simonov, born Kirill (Russian: Константин Михайлович Симонов, 28 November [O.S. 15 November] 1915 – 28 August 1979), was a Soviet author and a war poet. He was a playwright and a wartime correspondent, most famous for his poem Wait for Me.
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Wait for Me

literary work; poem by Konstantin Simonov

author: Konstantin Simonov

1942

Dead and Alive

book by Konstantin Simonov

author: Konstantin Simonov

Убей его!

1942 poem written by Konstantin Simonov

author: Konstantin Simonov

1942

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