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Chronology

1906	30 August	Zinaida Schakovskoy was born in Moscow
1916 September entered the Catherine Institute in Saint Petersburg
(secondary school)
1917 February returned to Matovo (family estate in Tul'skaia province)
1918 spring Schakovskoy's mother was arrested and released in several
months
1920 arrived at Constantinople with her mother and sisters
1921-1922 entered an American College at Constantinople
1923 became a boarder at the Catholic convent of Berlaymont
1925-1926 enrolled in the Protestant School of Social Work in Paris
1926 21 November married Sviatoslav Malewsky-Malevich
1926 left with him for the Belgian Congo
1929 returned to Belgium
1930s published critical articles and short stories in French
for Belgian publications
1934 publication of Ukhod (Departure) in Russian
1935 Doroga (The road) was published in Russian
1937 Vie d'Alexandre Pouchkine and Insomnies were published
in Brussells
1939 Une enfance published in Brussells
1940 May-July worked for the Service de SantŽ of the French army
1941 participated in the French Resistance
1942 left France for London where she worked for the Agence
franaise d'information
1945-1947 worked as a correspondent in Germany
1946 received Croix de EvadŽs (Belgian decoration)
1949 Europe and ValŽrius published (Prize de Paris winner)
1951-1952 was elected Executive Secretary of FIAF (International
Federation of Film Archives)
1952 Sortie de Secours published
1955 La Parole devient Sang published
1956 Jeu de Massacres published
1958 Ma Russie habillŽe en U.R.S.S. published
1960 became a Knight of Legion of Honour
1960-1968 worked for the Russian section of the Office of French
Radio and Television (in charge of the broadcasts on
French culture)
1964-1967 four volumes of memoirs Tel est mon siŽcle published
1970 Pered snom (Before a Bedtime), poems in Russian published
1972 received French Decoration of Arts and Letters
1973 Sviatoslav Malewsky-Malevich died
1968-1978 editor of Russkaia Mysl' (Russian thought) in Paris
1978 Otrazhenia (Reflections) and Rasskazy, stat'i, stikhi
(Short Stories, Essays, Poems) published
1979 V poiskakh Nabokova (In Search of Nabokov) published
1980 Became Officer of Legion of Honour
 

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