“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Maxim Gorky (Russian Novelist)
Date of Death:
June 18, 1936
Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov , better known as Maxim Gorky , was a Soviet/Russian author, a founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist. From 1906 to 1913 and from 1921 to 1929 he lived abroad, mostly in Capri, Italy; after his return to the Soviet Union he accepted the cultural policies of the time, although he was not permitted to leave the country.