Andrei Platonov (novelist)
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Who is Andrei Platonov?
Andrei Platonov was the pen name of Andrei Platonovich Klimentov, a Soviet author whose works anticipate existentialism. Although Platonov was a Communist, his works were banned in his own lifetime for their skeptical attitude toward collectivization and other Stalinist policies. His famous works include the novels The Foundation Pit and Chevengur .
- also known as Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov, Andrey Platonov, A. Platonov, Andrei Platonovich Klimentov, Andrej Platonovič Platonov, Andrej Platonov, Andrej Platanov
- born on (115 years ago) in Voronezh, child of Platon Firsovič Klimentov and Maria Vasilievna Lybočichina
- nationality: Soviet Union, Russian Empire
- profession: Writer, novelist
- Marriage with Maria Aleksandrovna Kashintseva between and (30 years)
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- died on (64 years ago) in Moscow of tuberculosis
- written works: "The Foundation Pit", "La Patria de La Electricidad", "Vprok", "Chevengur", "The Return and Other Stories", "The Third Son", "The Fierce and Beautiful World", "The Portable Platonov"
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