Born on May 15, 1926 in the village of Kuzmino (now the Tobolsk district of the Tyumen region). May 13, 1944 Nikolai Ivanovich was drafted into the ranks of the Red Army. Initial military training took place in the 25th airborne brigade, which was based in the Ivanovo region. Combat path: as part of the 107th Airborne Division, participated in the battles for the capture of Vienna. Awards: Order of the Patriotic War, II degree; medals “For Courage”, “For Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945”, “For the Liberation of Vienna”, jubilee medals. Awarded with the signs "Winner of Socialist Competition", "Veteran of Shaim", medals "For Valiant Labor", "Veteran of Labor". Arrived in Urai in 1950. Worked as an electric welder at SU-6 for 23 years. Participated in the construction of a museum, schools No. 1 and 5, a sports complex, residential buildings.