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Feodor Vasilyevich Gladkov (Russian: Фёдор Васильевич Гладков) was a Soviet Socialist realist writer born on June 21 [O.S. June 9] 1883 in Chernavka, Saratov gubernia to a family of Old Believers. He died on December 20, 1958 in Moscow. Gladkov joined a Communist group in 1904, and in 1905 went to Tiflis (now Tbilisi) and was arrested there for revolutionary activities. He was sentenced to three years' exile. He then moved to Novorossiisk. Among other positions, he served as the editor of the newspaper Krasnoye Chernomorye, secretary of the journal Novy Mir, special correspondent for Izvestiya, and director of the Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in Moscow from 1945 to 1948. He received the Stalin Prize (in 1949) for his literary accomplishments, and is considered a classic writer of Soviet Socialist Realist literature.