Alexander Pavlovich Kibalnikov was born on August 22, 1912, in Orekhovo settlement on the Medveditsa river in a rural family.
1929-1933: Saratov Artistic Technical Secondary School.
1934-1937: artistic contracts, military service.
1938-1939: position in the Drama Theatre, Kursk.
1940: Project of a monument to N.G. Chernyshevsky in Leningrad and Saratov, second place in the competition.
1941 – 1945: work in Saratov, Medal for Valiant Labour during the Great Patriotic War.
1946: Sculpture Unsubdued; second Prize of the Republic at the exhibition in Moscow. Work on the portrait of N.G. Chernyshevsky.
1947: Sculpture Awakening.
1948: Creation of a portrait bust of A.N. Radischev. Work on the sculpture portrait of N.G. Chernyshevsky.
1949: State Prize of the USSR at the National Exhibition for the sculpture of N.G. Chernyshevsky. Transfer to Moscow.
1951: State Prize of the USSR at the National Exhibition for the sculpture of I.V. Stalin.
1953: opening of the monument to N.G. Chernyshevsky in Saratov. Creation of half-length portrait of A.N. Radischev. Start of work on the portrait of V.V. Mayakovskiy.
1955: Member of Academy of Arts of the USSR. Creation of a monument to the Heroes Fighters for Krasnoye Tsaritsyno in Volgograd. Material-gathering trip to Hungary and Romania, meeting K. Baba.
1956: portrait of V.V. Mayakovskiy. Win in a long-term competition for a monument to V.V. Mayakovskiy in Moscow. Material-gathering trip to Italy.
1957: monument to V.V. Mayakovskiy on the poet’s tomb in Novodevichy cemetery. Drafts of sculptures To the Sun! and To Space!
1958: Bronze Award for the sculpture portrait of V.V. Mayakovskiy at International Exhibition in Brussels. Opening of the monument to V.V. Mayakovskiy, Moscow.
1959: Lenin Prize for the monument to V.V. Mayakovskiy.
1961: four metres high figures Science and Progress, forged copper, for Zvezdniy Gorodok. Bronze sculpture To the Sun! installed in front of one of the UNO buildings in Geneva. Sculpture portrait of P.M. Tretyakov.
1963: People’s Artist of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, People’s Artist of the USSR.
1965: sculpture portrait of V.V. Mayakovskiy in marble installed at metro station Mayakovskaya.
1961 – 1979: work on Leniniana (monuments to Lenin in Saratov, Yelabuga and other cities).
1968: work on memorial monument to Defenders of Brest Fortress.
1969: Material-gathering trip to France.
1970: Honorary Citizen of Saratov, finish of work on the memorial monument to Defenders of Brest Fortress. The Head of Creative Team responsible for a memorial complex, author of central sculptures of the complex (Soldier, 35 m; Thirst, and the needle Bayonet, 100 m).
1971: opening of the memorial complex, Brest.
1972: work on the monument to S.A. Yesenin, Ryazan.
1974: Member of the Presidium of Academy of Arts of the USSR; Academician-Secretary of the Department for Sculpture of the Academy. New monument to A.N. Radischev, Saratov.
1975: material-gathering trip to the UK, meeting Henry Spencer Moore. Opening of the monument to Sergei Yesenin, Ryazan. Honorary Citizen of Ryazan.
1976: The I.Ye. Repin State Prize of the USSR for the monument to S.A. Yesenin, Ryazan.
1977: material-gathering trips to France and Spain. Finish of work on the monument to P.M. Tretyakov, Moscow.
1980: opening of the monument to P.M. Tretyakov in front of the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. Work on the sculptural portrait took 18 years.
1983: Gold Medal of Academy of Arts of the USSR for the monument to P.M. Tretyakov, Moscow.
Alexander Pavlovich Kibalnikov died on September 5, 1987, and was buried in Novodevichy cemetery, Moscow.