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Chronology

1877                24 June/6 July               Alexei Remizov born in Moscow

 

1894                                                    graduated from secondary school and

                                                            entered Moscow University

 

1896                18 November               arrested at a student         demonstration and permanently expelled from the University

 

1897                                                    exiled to Penza

 

1898                                                    arrested and imprisoned in Penza for political work among railroad workers

 

1900                                                    exiled to Ust'-Sysol'sk

 

1901                                                    arranged for a transfer to Vologda where he met Berdiaev, Savinkov, Lunacharskii, and his future wife, Serafima Dovgello

 

1902                                                    first publication in the Moscow newspaper Kurier

 

1903                June                             end of exile; marriage

 

1904                                                    daughter Natasha born

 

1905                                                    worked at the editorial offices of Voprosy Zhizni, met leading Symbolist writers and artists (Aleksandr Blok, Andrei Bely, Vasilii Rozanov, Konstantin Somov and others)

 

1907                                                    publication of Posolon' (Sunwise)

 

1908                                                    Prud (The Pond) and Chasy (The Clock) published

 

1910-1912                                           publication of Complete Works in eight volumes

 

1918-1921                                           worked at the Theatrical Section of the Commissariat of Education

 

1919                February                      arrested in Petrograd and briefly detained together with A. Blok, R. Ivanov-Razumnik and other writers

 

1921                August                          left Russia for the West with his wife Serafima Remizova-Dovgello

 

1922-1923                                           lived in Berlin, contributed to different emigre periodicals

 

1923                November                    left Berlin for Paris

 

1927                                                    publication of Vzvikhrennaia Rus (Russia in a Whirlwind) and Olia

 

1929                                                    Po Karnizam and Tri serpa, I

 

1930                                                    Tri serpa, II, Posolon' (3rd edition)

 

1931                                                    Obraz Nikolaja Chudotvortsa

 

1932                                                    Zvezda nadzvezdnaia

 

1941-1944                                           remained in Paris during World War II and the occupation, took care of his ailing wife

 

                        13 May 1943               Serafima Remizova-Dovgello died in Paris

 

                         30 October 1943        daughter Natasha died in Kiev

 

1949                                                    Pliashuschii demon published

 

1950-1957                                           publications by Opleshnik, a private publishing enterprise organized and managed by his friends with the purpose of publishing the works of Remizov

 

1951                                                    Podstrizhennymi glazami (With Clipped Eyes) published

 

1952                                                    V rozovom bleske published

 

1957                                                    celebration of his 80th birthday

 

                        26 November               died in Paris

 

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