6th June 2017

Journey to Arzrum - Alexander Pushkin

I want to understand you,
I study your obscure language.

 

Alexander Pushkin

 

Russian poet Alexander Pushkin (born June 6, 1799) was part of the country's literati from age 15. By 26, he had begun publishing the serialization of Eugene Onegin, his novel in verse. By 37, he was dead, killed in one of the 29 duels that he fought in his short life.