|Oleksandr Korniychuk – Ukrainian playwright, literary critic and state official.
Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation
|Description||Oleksandr Yevdokymovych Korniychuk (May 25 [12 o.s.], 1905 – May 14, 1972) was a Ukrainian playwright, literary critic and state official (a Soviet Foreign Minister’s first deputy in 1943–1945).
His most notable works were plays such as Zahybel eskadry (The Death of the Squadron) (1933), Platon Krechet (1934), Bohdan Khmelnytsky (1938), his pro-collectivization comedy In the Steppes of Ukraine (1940), and The Front (1942). Korniychuk was a five-time Stalin Prize laureate (1941, 1942, 1943, 1949, 1951) and is regarded as a major proponent of Socialist Realism in Soviet drama.
Korniychuk was the member of the Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party (1952–1972) and the Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (1947–1953, 1959–1972).
|Type||Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation “80 years anniversary of the birth”|
|Used/Unused||Cancellation, Cherkassy, 25.05.1985|
|Published by/for:||Ministry of Communications, 1985|