Russian historian, novelist, and social critic whose most famous works include The Gulag Archipelago, Two Hundred Years Together, and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. His literary work exposed the evils of the Soviet Gulag’s forced labor camp system to an international audience.
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|FULL NAME:||Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn|
|BIRTH DATE:||December 11, 1918|
|AGE:||101 years old|
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is a Novelist. He married his first wife, Natalia Alekseevna Reshetovskaya, prior to his Gulag sentence. He later wed Natalia Dmitrievna Svetlova. He had three sons, Ignat, Yermolai and Stepan. He attended Rostov State University, where he studied mathematics. He went on to serve in the Red Army during World War II. From the mid-1940s through the early 1950s, he was imprisoned in Russian labor camps for his private criticism of Stalin (discovered when government officials confiscated his letters to a friend).
DID YOU KNOW He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970 for One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. The same work was responsible for his exile from the Soviet Union in 1974.
FACT He and T.S. Eliot were both recipients of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Currently, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is 101 years old. He will celebrate his 102nd birthday on a Wednesday, December 11th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius’s life pursuit is to live the good life and a secret desire to make a difference in the world. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, being constrained and off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are: generous, idealistic, great sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, very impatient and will say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius are Gemini and Aries.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was born in the Year of the Horse. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they’re overly frank with others. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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