Add to favorite
 

   

 Alexander Pushkin


Born:   June 6, 1799
Deceased:   February 10, 1837

poet

      

Alexander Pushkin is unanimously acknowledged as the greatest Russian poet, his works considered the foremost paragons of Russian literature, their status similar to that of writings by Dante in Italy or by Goethe in Germany. He can be called the founder of the Russian literature, and even the modern Russian language originates from his works. Already in Pushkins lifetime he was publicly titled a genius. From the late 1820s he came to be called the first Russian poet, a real cult created by readers around his personality. His most famous works include the verse novel Eugene Onegin, the novel The Captain's daughter, the short stories The Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin and The Queen of Spades, and dramas The Little Tragedies, Boris Godunov, and Mozart and Salieri, to name but a few. He is also the author of numerous poems and tales in verse. In various cities of the former Russian Empire and the Soviet Union there are lots of Pushkin monuments and streets. Minor planet 2208 is named after Alexander Pushkin.


    Memorial Pushkin Museum Reserve Mikhailovskoye

    Boldino, Pushkin State Memorial Museum and Natural Resrve

    Moscow

    St. Petersburg

    Alexander I

Tags:      




comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Folk Arts  Konstantin Korovin  Russian transport  Arts and Crafts  Russian Literature  tower  Shira  satellite  Russian regions  Rostov Region  Russian Orthodox Church  Russian Cinema  Udomlya  Sun Meeting Platform   Republic of Khakassia  Uralkali  Yermolino  Andrey Zvyagintsev  Bolshoi  Adler  Alexey Ulyukayev  Yandex  Russian laws  Clean City  Russian music  Museums of Smolensk  Russian journalists  Furnaces  Archeology  Russian history  Moscow  The Romanov Family  Sergei Prokofiev  Russian tourism  tourist crisis  Opposition Rally  Sberbank  Russian business  hydrocarbon fuel  Exhibitions in Moscow  Mikhail Prokhorov  Russian academy of sciences  VKontakte  Painting  Chukotka  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Japan  bike rental  Moscow State University  Russians 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites