Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was a Russian novelist, historian, and short story writer. He was an outspoken critic of the Soviet Union and communism and helped to raise global awareness of its Gulag forced labor camp system.
Born: December 11, 1918, Kislovodsk, Russia
Died: August 3, 2008, Moscow, Russia
Spouse: Natalia Solzhenitsyna (m. 1973–2008), Natalia Alekseevna Reshetovskaya (m. 1940–1972)
Movies: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, The First Circle
The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.
Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.