Mikhail Sholokhov

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov ( Russian: Михаи́л Алекса́ндрович Шо́лохов ) (May 24 [O.S. May 11] 1905 – February 21, 1984) was a Soviet / Russian novelist and winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is known for writing about life and fate of Don Cossacks during Russian revolution, Civil War and collectivization, primarily the famous And Quiet Flows the Don.