|1924, February 18 √ the date of birth
1928 √ Ilyenkovs move to Moscow.
1940 √ Evald leaves a secondary school no. 170.
1941 √ enters the Moscow Institute of Philosophy and Literature.
Then he evacuates to Ashgabat and continues his study at the Moscow
1942, July √ MSU moves to Sverdlovsk, where in August Ilyenkov
is drafted into the army.
1942‑1943 √ training in Frunze artillery school (Sukhoy
Log, near Sverdlovsk).
1943, August √ Ilyenkov is detached to the Western front as a lieutenant of artillery.
1945 √ being a platoon leader commander, he reaches Berlin. After the end of the World War II he continues to serve in occupation forces in Germany.
1945, August √ Ilyenkov is detached to Moscow as a contributor of ╚Red Star╩ daily newspaper.
1946, February √ he returns to the MSU, at philosophy faculty.
1950 √ post-graduate at the Chair of History of Foreign Philosophy.
1953 √ research fellow at the Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
1953 √ Ilyenkov defends a Ph.D. thesis: ╚Some problems of
the materialistic dialectics in Marx▓s Grundrisse╩ (scientific
adviser √ Prof. T.I. Oyzerman).
1955, May √ expulsion from the MSU.
1965 √ Ilyenkov is awarded a Chernyshevsky Prize by the Presidium of Academy of Sciences
for his research in dialectics and logic. Over a period of years he works as a non-staff editor for the section
on dialectical materialism of the ╚Philosophical Encyclopaedia╩.
1968 √ defends a Doctoral thesis: ╚To the question of the
nature of thinking. On the materials of analysis of the German classical
1979, March 21 √ the obit. Ilyenkov commits suicide.