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Alexander Pushkin

Russian poet

1799   -   1837

movement: Romanticism
genre: poetry, prose, play, opinion journalism, criticism, history, translation
country of citizenship: Russian Empire
native language: Russian
educated at: Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum
occupation: poet, prosaist, playwright, literary critic, translator, historian, novelist, librettist, book collector, opinion journalist, writer
influenced by: John Keats, Voltaire, Dante Alighieri, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Friedrich Schiller, William Shakespeare, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (English: ; Russian: Александр Сергеевич Пушкин, tr. Aleksándr Sergéyevich Púshkin, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr sʲɪrˈɡʲe(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ ˈpuʂkʲɪn] (listen); 6 June [O.S. 26 May] 1799 – 10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1837) was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.Pushkin was born into Russian nobility in Moscow. His father, Sergey Lvovich Pushkin, belonged to Pushkin noble families. His matrilineal great-grandfather was Abram Petrovich Gannibal. He published his first poem at the age of 15, and was widely recognized by the literary establishment by the time of his graduation from the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum. Upon graduation from the Lycee, Pushkin recited his controversial poem "Ode to Liberty", one of several that led to his being exiled by Tsar Alexander the First. While under the strict surveillance of the Tsar's political police and unable to publish, Pushkin wrote his most famous play, the drama Boris Godunov. His novel in verse, Eugene Onegin, was serialized between 1825 and 1832. Pushkin was fatally wounded in a duel with his brother-in-law, Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d'Anthès, also known as Dantes-Gekkern, a French officer serving with the Chevalier Guard Regiment, who attempted to seduce the poet's wife, Natalia Pushkina.
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works

141

Eugene Onegin

novel in verse by Alexander Pushkin

author: Alexander Pushkin
illustrator: Ilya Repin

1825

The Captain's Daughter

novel by the Russian poet and author Alexander Pushkin

author: Alexander Pushkin

1836

Добрый человек (Пушкин)

poem written by Alexander Pushkin

author: Alexander Pushkin

Козак

poem written by Alexander Pushkin

author: Alexander Pushkin

Любопытный

1828 poem written by Alexander Pushkin

author: Alexander Pushkin

1828

И. В. Слёнину

1828 poem written by Alexander Pushkin

author: Alexander Pushkin

1828

Кн. Козловскому

poem written by Alexander Pushkin

author: Alexander Pushkin

К Языкову

1828 poem written by Alexander Pushkin

author: Alexander Pushkin

1828

Канон в честь М. И. Глинки

стихотворение Василия Андреевича Жуковского

author: Pyotr Vyazemsky, Alexander Pushkin, Vasily Zhukovsky

articles

5

Джон Теннер ( 1836 )

article by Alexander Pushkin

author: Alexander Pushkin

Российская Академия ( 1836 )

статья Пушкина "Российская Академия"

author: Alexander Pushkin

Французская Академия ( 1836 )

статья Пушкина "Французская Академия"

author: Alexander Pushkin

Вольтер

статья Пушкина

author: Alexander Pushkin

Об «Истории Пугачевского бунта»

статья Пушкина

author: Alexander Pushkin

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