Alexander Pushkin - This person was born in Moscow and educated at the Lyceum at Tsarskoye Selo, having published poetry as early as 1814.
Nikolay Vasilievich Gogol-Yanovsky - This person was born in Sorochintsy into a family of Ukrainian Cossack gentry and educated at the Lyceum at Nezhin, having worked in the civil service, and taught history at various postings.
Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev - This person was born into a wealthy family in the Province of Oryol and studied philosophy in German, having contemplated becoming a university professor before selecting a literary vocation.
Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky or Count Nikolaevich Tolstoy - This person is one of two of the best-known Russian writers of all time and because they are so well known, this book provides little biographical data about them.
Nikolay Semyonovich Leskov - This person was born in the Province of Oryol and was orphaned at age...
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