Kim, Pen Khva

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Kim, Pen Khva


Born July 24 (Aug. 8), 1905, in the village of Krounovka, in present-day Primor’e Krai. Chairman of the kolkhoz Poliarnaia Zvezda in Srednechirchik Raion, Tashkent Oblast, Uzbek SSR (since 1940); twice Hero of Socialist Labor (1948, 1951). Member of the CPSU since 1927.

The Poliarnaia Zvezda kolkhoz, under the direction of Kim, has given cotton yields of 39.3 quintals per hectare (ha) in 1947 (165 ha), 39.18 in 1951 (285 ha), and 31.5 in 1967 (1,715 ha). Its rice yield was 36.4 in 1947 (364 ha), 39.2 in 1951 (480 ha), and 53.7 in 1967 (331 ha).

Kim is the author of On Producing High Cotton Harvests (1953) and On the Path to Abundance (1954). He was a deputy to the Second through Seventh Convocations of the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek SSR. Kim has been awarded four Orders of Lenin, the Order of the October Revolution, three other orders, and various medals, including those of the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition and the Exhibition of the Achievements of the National Economy.


Pak, L. T. Kolkhoz “Poliarnaia zvezda” i perspektivy ego razvitiia. Tashkent, 1960.
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