Russian writerDied when: 87 years 106 days (1047 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Benedikt Sarnov (Russian: Бенеди́кт Миха́йлович Сарно́в;
January 4, 1927 – April 20, 2014) was a Moscow literary critic, historian of Soviet literature, and writer.After graduating from Maxim Gorky Literature Institute in 1951, he became a member of Union of Soviet Writers in 1960.
He worked in the magazine Literaturnaya Gazeta, created a popular literary radio program and authored a column about Russian prose in Ogonek.
In 1990s he became Secretary of the Moscow Writers' Union, a part of Union of Russian Writers.He has published over twenty books, and hundreds of articles and reviews, and continued to be active in the post-Soviet period.
His most recent books were about relationships of Stalin and Soviet writers and other intellectuals He died in 2014.