Born on August 23, 1916 in the village of Zabugorovka. Served in the ranks of the Red Army from October 1937. Combat path: participated in the liberation of Odessa, Gomel, Budapest, and settlements in Austria. Reached Germany as part of the military units of the 12th Panzer Division of the 3rd Ukrainian Front. Awards: medals "For the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945", "For courage", "For the capture of Budapest", jubilee medals. He was awarded the medal "Veteran of Labor", the badges "Drummer of the Ninth Five-Year Plan", "Veteran of Shaim", was repeatedly encouraged by certificates of honor, thanks. Demobilized in August 1946. In the post-war period he worked as a driver and excavator operator. He came to Urai in 1968. He worked in the drilling operations department, as a driver in the Urai prosecutor's office. He died on November 24, 1993, was buried in the city of Uray.