Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (Russian: Федор Михайлович Достоевский)

Fyodor DostoyevskyFyodor Dostoyevsky

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky (October 30, 1821 – January 28, 1881) was the second of seven children born in the family of a doctor at Moscow’s Mariinskaya Hos...

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Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Russian: Антон Павлович Чехов)

Anton ChekhovAnton Chekhov

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860 – 1904), was a Russian playwright and master of the modern short story. His best plays and short stories have very simple plots, but this simplicity rev...

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Leo Tolstoy - Great Russian Novelist

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: Лев Николаевич Толстой)

Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy or Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (September 9, 1828 – November 20, 1910) is widely seen as one of the greatest European novelists of all time. His War and Peace has bee...

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Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov (Russian: Михаил Юрьевич Лермонтов)

Mikhail LermontovMikhail Lermontov

Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov (October 15, 1814 – July 27, 1841) left a unique legacy in Russian literature and his poetic reputation is second in his native country only t...

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Alexander Pushkin - Great Russian Poet

Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin (Russian: Александр Сергеевич Пушкин)

Alexander Pushkin Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (June 6, 1799 – February 10, 1837) was a Russian poet, playwright and novelist who is considered now the founder of modern Russian liter...

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