Ilya Ehrenburg





Ilya Ehrenburg

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born
in Kiev, Ukraine
January 26, 1891

died
August 31, 1967

gender
male


About this author

Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg (Russian: Илья Григорьевич Эренбург; 26 January 1891, Kiev – 31 August 1967, Moscow) was a Soviet writer, journalist, translator, and cultural figure.

Ehrenburg is among the most prolific and notable authors of the Soviet Union; he published around one hundred titles. He became known first and foremost as a novelist and a journalist - in particular, as a reporter in three wars (First World War, Spanish Civil War and the Second World War). His articles on the Second World War have provoked intense controversies in West Germany, especially during the sixties.

The novel The Thaw gave its name to an entire era of Soviet cultural politics, namely, the liberalization after the death of Joseph Stalin. Ehrenburg's travel w
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“كان يعتقد انك إذا قلت إن كل شئ علي مايرام فإن هذا في حد ذاته يصلح الامور إن اهم شئ ألا تتدهور المعنويات”
Ilya Ehrenburg, The Thaw

“وكان ذلك يستثير أعصاب لينا ألا يستطيع أن يقرأ كتاباً أو يذهب لمشاهدة مسرحية؟ لا،وإنما لذته الكبري هي أن يجلس ساعات بطولها حملق في غمازة السنارة”
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“Do not count the days, do not count the miles. Count only the Germans you have killed. Kill the German - this is your old mother's prayer. Kill the German - this is what your children beseech you to do. Kill the German - this is the cry of your Russian earth. Do not waver. Do not let up. Kill.”
Ilya Ehrenburg