ION Ilya Ionovich( The poet, party activist)
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Biography ION Ilya Ionovich
Ionov, Ilya Ionovich (real name - Bernstein) (1887-1942), poet, party activist. Before the Revolution, engaged in revolutionary activities, was repeatedly arrested, some time in prison in Schlusselburg. After the October Revolution, an active member of Proletkult. Headed the State Publishing House, which is firmly held the party line. One of the pioneers of political censorship in the USSR. In 1924 closed organized M. Gorky publishing "World Literature", than deprived of earnings of many talented writers of "non-communist" orientation. At the end of 1930. arrested. He died in the camps.