Golman (Glan) Yakov (1894—1970) – translator, journalist.
He learnt at the gymnasium of the town of Mogilev, the Mogilev Province (since 1907), learnt by himself as well. In 1910, he assigned to the Moscow University. In 1918, he moved to the town of Morshansk, where he worked as lecturer of the People’s Commissariat for Education (under the pseudonym of M.N. Putintsev).
In 1920, he returned to Moscow, where he was arrested for the first time; he was under the arrest till 1922. Since mid-1920-s, he has worked for various newspapers, and magazines, including those of the League of Militant Atheists, ‘Bezbozhnik’ (Atheist) Magazine, and ‘Ateist’ Publishing House, and also he wrote as historiographer, bibliographer, and translator. His main pseudonym was Ya. M. Glan.