Alexander Pushkin

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Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Пу́шкин, June 6 1799 – February 10 1837 was a Russian Romantic author who is considered to be the greatest Russian poet[1][2][3][4] and the founder of modern Russian literature.[5][6] Pushkin pioneered the use of vernacular speech in his poems and plays, creating a style of storytelling—mixing drama, romance, and satire—associated with Russian literature ever since and greatly influencing later Russian writers.

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