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May 26, 1799 Moscow, Russia Died on 29 Jan 1837 (aged 37)

Russian poet


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  • Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (English: ; Russian: ????????? ????????? ??????, tr.
  • Aleksandr Sergejevich Pushkin, IPA: [?l??k'sandr s??r'g?e(j)?v??t? 'pu?k??n] (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 maternal great-grandfather was African-born general 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 exile 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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