Boris Pasternak (writer) - Died, 30th May, 1960. Born, 10th February, 1890. Wrote poetry, Dr. Zhivago (which was smuggled out of the Soviet Union and published in Italy), translated Shakespeare into Russian and won a Nobel Prize for Literature (..which the Soviet Regime did NOT allow him to accept).

Boris Pasternak (writer) - Died, 30th May, 1960. Born, 10th February, 1890. Wrote poetry, Dr. Zhivago (which was smuggled out of the Soviet Union and published in Italy), translated Shakespeare into Russian and won a Nobel Prize for Literature (..which the Soviet Regime did NOT allow him to accept).

Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva linocut portrait

Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva linocut portrait

1800s Week!  Konstantin Andreyevich Somov  Portrait of Alexander Pushkin  Russia (1899)  Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet of all time, as well as the founder of modern Russian Literature. As for his...

1800s Week! Konstantin Andreyevich Somov Portrait of Alexander Pushkin Russia (1899) Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet of all time, as well as the founder of modern Russian Literature. As for his...

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.

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.

The great Russian poet Robert Rozhdestvensky (1932-1994) and his mother a military doctor

The great Russian poet Robert Rozhdestvensky (1932-1994) and his mother a military doctor

this crown is closely tied with the Romanov dynasty and Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. Grand Duke Mikhail Romanov presented this crown to his bride Countess Sophie Merenberg, granddaughter of Alexander Pushkin.

this crown is closely tied with the Romanov dynasty and Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. Grand Duke Mikhail Romanov presented this crown to his bride Countess Sophie Merenberg, granddaughter of Alexander Pushkin.

Mayakovsky, Russian poet, artist, playwright, actor, Futurist. 1893-1930

Mayakovsky, Russian poet, artist, playwright, actor, Futurist. 1893-1930

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak    (February 10, 1890, Moscow, Russia-May 30, 1960, Peredelino, U.S.S.R.). Russian poet and author. Best known for Dr. Zhivago (1957). Nobel Prize for Literature, 1958 (Rejected). His parents were Jewish converts to the Orthodox Christian faith.

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (February 10, 1890, Moscow, Russia-May 30, 1960, Peredelino, U.S.S.R.). Russian poet and author. Best known for Dr. Zhivago (1957). Nobel Prize for Literature, 1958 (Rejected). His parents were Jewish converts to the Orthodox Christian faith.

Russian poet Anna Akhmatova. I discovered her writing when I was at university, her poetry sums up the ideals of femininity, and her muse was said to be the same as Dante. She is one of the great poets.

Russian poet Anna Akhmatova. I discovered her writing when I was at university, her poetry sums up the ideals of femininity, and her muse was said to be the same as Dante. She is one of the great poets.

Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky was a Russian and Soviet poet and playwright. He is among the foremost representatives of early-20th century Russian Futurism.

Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky was a Russian and Soviet poet and playwright. He is among the foremost representatives of early-20th century Russian Futurism.

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