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Russian writer (1899-1994)wd:Q471664
genre: novel, short novel, play
country of citizenship: Soviet Union, Russian Empire, Russia
language of expression: Russian
educated at: 3-я Московская гимназия
occupation: playwright, writer, journalist, prosaist, politician, poet
award received: Stalin Prize, USSR State Prize, Order of Lenin, Hero of Socialist Labour, Order of the October Revolution, Order of the Patriotic War 1st class, Order of the Red Banner of Labour, Order of Friendship of Peoples, Medal "For Valiant Labour in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945", Lenin Prize, Honored art worker of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Medal "In Commemoration of the 800th Anniversary of Moscow"
position held: member of the Supreme Council of the Soviet Union
Leonid Maximovich Leonov (Russian: Леонид Максимович Леонов; 31 May [O.S. 19 May] 1899 — 8 August 1994) was a Soviet novelist and playwright. His works have been compared with Dostoyevsky's deep psychological torment.
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