John Shemyakin

Writer, historian.
Was born on October 18, 1969. In 1991 graduated from the Faculty of History, Kuybyshev (Samara) State University, taught for several years at the Department of General History at his alma mater. In 1997 headed the PR Department at Samara Mayor's Office. In 1998 was appointed Deputy Head of Samara City Administration.

Since 2002 — entrepreneur. Published several books with AST Publishing House. In 2017 served as main consultant of "The History of One Appointment", a film directed by A. A. Smirnova.