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.
An Illustration By Vladimir Konashevich 1888 1963 To Alexander ...
How Lenin’s love of literature shaped the Russian Revolution
Censored by the tsars … an 1827 painting of Alexander Pushkin.
Paintings of the poet Alexander Pushkin by the master of seascapes, Ivan Aivazovsky. (@barbaricrussia)
SRL17207a 180th memorial anniversary of Alexander Pushkin (Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837); Natalia Pushkina (1812–1863); Ivan Aivazovsky (1817–1900) and Ilya Repin (1844–1930) “Pushkin's Farewell to the Sea”, 1877; The Queen of Spades)