Uładzimir Žyłka

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Uladzimir Zhylka

Uladzimir Zhylka (27 May 1900 in Makaszy near Nesvizh, Belarus – 1 March 1933; Belarusian: Уладзімір Жылка) was a Belarusian poet. He was an author of symbolistic love lyrical poetry and patriotic-independence related poems (Na rostani). He translated works of Adam Mickiewicz, Henrik Ibsen, and Charles Baudelaire.

In 1926, he emigrated to East Belarus, where he was arrested by the NKVD in 1930 as part of the Case of the Union of Liberation of Belarus and sentenced for 5 years to concentration camps in the Vyatka region. He died in 1933.

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