Alexander Beliayev

Alexander Beliayev

Birth
Smolensk, Smolensk Oblast, Russia
Death 6 Jan 1942 (aged 57)
Pushkin, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
Burial Pushkin, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 10495911 · View Source
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Author. He was known as "The Soviet Jules Verne" for his Science Fiction stories, which combined fantasy, humor, and political ideology. Among the technological advances he predicted were global satellites and radio-controlled missiles. His tales include "The Struggle in Space" (1928), "Leap Into Nothing" (1933), "Second Moon" (1934), and "The Anatomical Bridegroom" (1941). Beliayev was born in Smolensk, Russia. He became a writer in 1925 after a spinal ailment left him a semi-invalid. He died of starvation during the Nazi siege of Leningrad in World War II.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 10495911
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Beliayev (16 Mar 1884–6 Jan 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10495911, citing Kazanskoe Cemetery, Pushkin, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .