Arsiennieva, Natalia (1903–)

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Arsiennieva, Natalia (1903–)

Belarussian poet. Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov 20, 1903; studied at University of Vilna; m. an officer of the Polish Army.

Known for her nationalistic writing, lived in Poland (1922–40), before Soviet occupation authorities deported her as a "bourgeois nationalist intellectual" to Kazakhstan; was released after Belarussian intellectuals protested; landed in a German displaced persons camp (1945); immigrated to US (1950), where she continued to write and publish in émigré journals.

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