Birth and Life

Ivan Bunin


Date of birth 22. 10. 1870
Country of birth Russia


Work, awards, recognitions, ...
Nobel Prize in Literature 1933


Date of death 8. 11. 1953
Cemetery Russian cemetery in Sainte Genevieve Des Bois, Departement de l'Essonne, France
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 48.631062, 2.345106

Summary from Wikipedia

Best known for his short novels The Village (1910) and Dry Valley (1912), his autobiographical novel The Life of Arseniev (1933, 1939), the book of short stories Dark Avenues (1946) and his 1917–1918 diary (Cursed Days, 1926), Bunin was a revered figure among anti-communist white emigres, European critics, and many of his fellow writers, who viewed him as a true heir to the tradition of realism in Russian literature established by Tolstoy and Chekhov.

Author of contribution: Janez, published 27. 1. 2016

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