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Mihaly Vorosmarty Biography

  Mihaly Vorosmarty Biography 1800-1855 Mihály Vörösmarty was born on 1st december 1800 at Puszta-Nyek. He is probably best known for Szozat which is efectively the second Hungarian National Anthem. Vörösmarty’s father was a steward of the Nádasdys and Mihály ...

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Sandor Petofi biography

  Sándor Petőfi biography (1823-1849) Sándor – Alexander – Petöfi (his proper name was Petrovics – pron. Petrovitch) is perhaps Hungary´s most famous poet. Born on 1.1. 1823 in Kiskörös (Kiskunhalas), he died as a soldier during the revolution against ...

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Petya Dubarova biography

  Petya Dubarova biography Petya Dubarova was born on April 25, 1962. She studied in the English-language high school in the seaside city of Burgas. She committed suicide, not yet 17, on December 4, 1979. She wrote poetry from a ...

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Aleksandr Kuprin biography

  Aleksandr Kuprin biography August 26, 1870 – August 25, 1938 Aleksandr Kuprin was born on 26 August 1870 in the provincial town of Narovchat, in Penza Province in southern Russia. The only son to survive in a family otherwise ...

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Andrey Bely Biography

Andrey Bely October 26, 1880 – January 8, 1934 One of the most outstanding figures of Russian symbolism, Andrey Bely was truly representative of his own epoch, embodying it in his life and art. Andrey Bely was born Boris Bugayev ...

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Olga Berggolts Biography

Olga Berggolts Biography Olga Fedorovna Bergholz (Berggolts) was born on May 16, 1910, in St Petersburg, Russia. Her father, Fedor Bergholz, was a Medical Doctor. Her mother, Maria Timofeevna, was a homemaker. Olga Bergholz had a junior sister named Maria. ...

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Biography of Nikolay Nekrasov

Nikolay Nekrasov / biography November 22, 1821 – January 8, 1878 Nikolay Nekrasov, one of Russian poetry’s most eloquent voices, became a successful publisher and author of some of the most mellifluent verses about women. Nekrasov, being the most influential ...

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Ivan Bunin Biographical

0 Ivan Bunin    Biographical I come from an old and noble house that has given to Russia a good many illustrious persons in politics as well as in the arts, among whom two poets of the early nineteenth century stand ...

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Biography of Pencho Slaveykov

Biography of Pencho Slaveykov Pencho Petkov Slaveykov (27 April 1866 – 10 June 1912) was a noted Bulgarian poet and one of the participants in the Misal (“Thought”) circle. He was the youngest son of the writer Petko Slaveykov. Born ...

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Boris Pasternak Biography

Boris Pasternak Biography January 29, 1890 – May 30, 1960 Pasternak in Russian means Parsnip The Nobel Prize winning writer is considered one of the greatest Russian poets of the 20th century and was a great force behind the dissident ...

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Vladimir Vysotsky Biography

Vladimir Vysotsky Biography January 25, 1938 – July 24, 1980 Vladimir Vysotsky was an actor whose performance of Hamlet was assessed as the world’s best embodiment of Shakespeare’s tortured hero. He was a songwriter who performed his own lyrics while ...

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Biography of Nikolay Gumilyov

Biography of Nikolay Gumilyov Nikolay Stepanovich Gumilyev was a Russian poet. Nikolay was born on April 3rd in Kronshtadt, to the family of the doctor S.Y. Gumilev. In 1887, the Gumilev family moved to Tsarskoe Selo, where Nikolay began studying at ...

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Biography of Afanasy Fet

Biography of Afanasy Fet Afanasy Afanasievich Fet (Афанасий Афанасьевич Фет, December 5, 1820—December 3, 1892), or Foeth, later changed his name to Shenshin (Шеншин), was a poet who dominated Russian poetry during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Fet’s ...

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Biography of Alexander Alexandrovich Blok

Biography of Alexander Alexandrovich Blok Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Бло́к November 28, 1880 — August 7, 1921 Blok was born on November 28, 1880, in St. Petersburg. The son of a lawyer, musician and writer, he didn’t remember much of his father as ...

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Biography of Hristo Smirnenski

Biography of Hristo Smirnenski Hristo Smirnenski born as Hristo Izmirliev, (September 29, 1898 – June 18, 1923) was a Bulgarian poet and prose writer. His hometown was Kukush in Macedonia, Ottoman Empire, (today Kilkis, Greece), which had militant traditions and ...

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Anne Bronte , Biography

Anne Bronte , Biography Poet, Author (1820–1849) “If Anne Bronte had lived 10 years longer, she would have taken a place beside Jane Austen, perhaps even a higher place.” Early Life Anne Bronte was born on January 17, 1820, in Thornton, Yorkshire, ...

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Georgi Stalev short biography – Георги Сталев кратка биография

Georgi Stalev short biography – Георги Сталев кратка биография Георги Сталев е роден през 1961 г. в село Добрич, община Димитровград. Завършил е българска филология в ПУ „П. Хилендарски” през 1990 г. и оттогава работи като учител в ОУ „Пенчо Славейков”- Димитровград. ...

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Biography of Theodosii Spassov

Theodosii Spassov Biography Kaval – Bulgarian wooden flute Theodosii Spassov was born on March 4th, 1961. He began his early training on the kaval at the Kotel Music School and The Academy of Music and Dance in Plovdiv/Bulgaria. The kaval, ...

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