Alexander Pushkin (1799 – 1837)

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The Collected Stories. Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian author of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.

Russia’s Father of Literature deserves a place in all digital libraries. This comprehensive eBook presents the major works of Alexander Pushkin, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

Ruslan and Ludmila (Alexander Pushkin)

Some of Alexander Pushkin Poems

Selected Verse - Alexander Pushkin

As a child, Alexander Sergeyvich Pushkin displayed a talent for writing poetry. In 1818, he was appointed to Russia's ministry of foreign affairs. By day, he worked for the government; at night, he wrote poetry. Pushkin eventually became Russia's poet laureate. Political freedom was the subject of two of his most famous poems, Noel and Ode to Freedom, which critiqued the government. As a result, Pushkin was banished into exile, during which he continued to write and became the first Russian to earn a living as a poet.

Yes… that’s right! Alexander Pushkin, the father of modern Russian literature, was in reality . His grandfather was actually an , , who later became a general to “Peter the Great”. The regional origin of Gannibal is often contested as it is often said that he was born in in the village of “” in modern-day (a statue of Pushkin was erected in in 2009), while others claim that he was from the area in (possibly from the or the ). Interestingly enough, .