Born February 19, 1927 in the village Sabancheev of the Mordovian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. In 1941 M.P. Bukharkin was mobilized to the front. Combat path: M.P. Bukharkin served in the 101st Separate Rifle Battalion of the Northern Fleet with the rank of corporal from October 1941 to April 1951. Awards: Order of the Patriotic War, II degree; medal "For the victory by Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945." From May 1951 he worked in the Talitsk timber industry enterprise of the Sverdlovsk region. In 1967 he came to the city of Urai and until his retirement in 1988 worked in the supply department of the Shaimneft oil and gas production department. He died on November 27, 1994, was buried in the city of Urai.