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Vasily Grossman

  • Russian journalist
  • Born December 12, 1905
  • Died September 14, 1964

Vasily Semyonovich Grossman (Russian: Васи́лий Семёнович Гро́ссман, Ukrainian: Василь Семенович Гроссман; 12 December (29 November, Julian calendar) 1905 – 14 September 1964) was a Russian writer and journalist. Born to a Jewish family in the Ukraine, then a part of the Imperial Russian Empire, Grossman trained as a chemical engineer at Moscow State University, earning the nickname Vasya-khimik (Vasya the Chemist) because of his diligence as a student. Upon graduation he took a job in Stalino (now Donetsk) in the Donets Basin.


Humanity will live as long as there are humans.

Humanity will live as long as there are humans.




I have written only what I have thought through, felt through and suffered through.



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