Daniil Alexandrovich Granin (Russian: Дании́л Алекса́ндрович Гра́нин) (1 January 1919 – 4 July 2017), original family name German (Russian: Ге́рман), was an author born in the former Soviet Union. Granin started writing in the 1930s. Granin served as a board member of the Leningrad Union of Writers, and he was a winner of many medals and honors including the State Prize for Literature in 1978 and Hero of Socialist Labor 1989.
Daniil Alexandrovich Granin
Даниил Александрович Гранин
|Born||Daniil Alexandrovich German|
1 January 1919
Volyn, Kursk, Russia, USSR
|Died||4 July 2017 (aged 98)|
Saint Petersburg, Russia
|Occupation||Engineer, Soldier, Writer|
|Alma mater||Leningrad Polytechnical Institute|
- Year of birth mistakenly given in some sources as 1918 because of a misprint in a 1964 literary encyclopedia: Vyacheslav Ogryzko, Russkie pisateli, sovremennaya epokha (Literaturnaya Rossiaya, 2004) ["Во втором томе «Краткой литературной энциклопедии» (М., 1964) дата рождения ошибочно указана 1 января 1918 года."].
- "Dictionary of Literary Biography on Daniil Granin". Retrieved 2011-02-19..
- "Гранин Даниил Александрович". War Heroes.
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