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Alexander Pushkin

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Books by this author: After Pushkin
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  • Widely considered to be one of Russia's greatest poets, Alexander Pushkin was born in 1799 to aristicratic Muscovite parents. Exiled by Alexander I for his poetic work, he continued to produce under strict survailence by the Russian secret police. He died in 1837 after being fatally wounded in a duel by his Brother in Law, who attempted to seduce his wife.
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