KOCHI, Nikolai Ivanovich( Writer)
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Biography KOCHI, Nikolai Ivanovich
Born s.Gremyachaya Glade Dalnekonstantinovskoy parish Nizhny Novgorod Province. From a young age, NI Cochin took an active part in the socialist reconstruction: he worked in the Committees, the village council, participated in the eradication of illiteracy, was a village correspondents.
After the Nizhny Novgorod Pedagogical Institute as a teacher in schools Pavlova-on-Oka and Tuapse.
In 1928, when Cochin turned 26 years old, published his first novel, "Girls", then - "Notes village correspondents," "Boys," "Kulibin", "Youth", "Gremyachaya Polyana", "Simon Plowman" and other.
Much effort and energy NI Cochin gave social work: to elect a board member of the Writers 'Union and the RSFSR, member of the Bureau of Gorky writers' organization, which at one time led, Deputy City and Regional Councils.
NI Cochin awarded the Order of the October Revolution, Red Banner of Labor, People's Friendship, "Badge of Honor". For the high achievements in literature in 1978. he was awarded the State Prize of the RSFSR Gorky.
In 1982, the writer awarded the title of "Honorary Citizen of the city of Gorky."