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Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is considered by many to the the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Pushkin's great-grandfather, was Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696–1781), a Black African page raised by Peter the Great.

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Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) was a Russian poet and novelist whose epic Doctor Zhivago helped him win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958.

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Sergei Alexandrovich Yesenin - Famous Russian poet in the early part of the 20th century. Married briefly to Isadora Duncan. Killed himself at 30.

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Vladimir Mayakovsky. "Russian poet and author, in his early twenties. We’re just taking a wild guess here, but Mayakovsky probably isn’t going to call you." Via My Daguerreotype Boyfriend.

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from Tuxboard

36 images rares pour un voyage dans le passé inoubliable

Three great Russian writers – Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910), Maxim Gorky (1868 – 1936) and Anton Chekhov (1860 – 1904). Crimea, Russi

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Zinaida Gippius, a Russian poet, a co-founder of Russian symbolism and one of the most intelligent women of her time. She left Russia in 1917 not to be executed. The Bolsheviks planned her assassination for the poems she wrote against them in France where she lived with her husband. They failed as she died earlier. || "Slaves, liars, murderers, thieves or fakers - I hate you all. But you, my Jude, you, all traitors, I hate most of all" | Image: Gippius, ca 1910. She is 40 years old in this…

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Anna Akhmatova, a Russian poet's, majestic profile. "...Not touched by single of all glorifications, ~ Forgetful of the sins’ existing host, ~ Bend o’er our sleepless bed-heads, with dark passion, ~ She murmurs verses, desperate and cursed." - excerpt from her poem, 'And the Last', 1963

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Vintage Yesenin Bust, Yesenin Statue Figurine Russian Poet, Metal Bust Sergei Yesenin, Soviet plastic metal figure Esenin, Bust Esenin

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Pushkin sculpture. Soviet art. Russian poet. Cast iron figurine. Soviet iron casting. Kasli Iron Art Cabinet sculpture Gift for booklovers

Pushkin sculpture. Soviet art. Russian poet. Cast iron figurine. Soviet iron casting. Kasli Iron Art Cabinet sculpture Gift for booklovers.