Maxim Gorky
Born in

Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation

January 1, 1868

Died

January 1, 1936

Gender

male

Books

About Maxim Gorky

Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov (Russian: Алексе́й Макси́мович Пешков; better known as Maxim Gorky (Russian: Макси́м Го́рький, IPA: [mɐˈksʲim ˈɡorʲkʲɪj]), was a Russian/Soviet 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.