Alexander Pushkin, the most distinguished poet of
Russia, was born at Saint Petersburg, 1799.
When only twenty-one years of age he entered the civil
service in the depa...
The Russian poet and prose writer Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin (1799-1837) ranks as the country's greatest poet. He not only brought Russian poetry to its highest excellence but also had a decisive in...
Aleksandr Pushkin continues to exert an enormous influence on Russian culture and literature more than a century and a half after his death. The impact he has made bears witness to the enormous scope ...