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Derzhavin (Державин) Gavrila Romanovich
Gavrila Derzhavin was the greatest Russian poet before Alexander Pushkin. Although his works are traditionally assigned to the literary Classicism, his best verse is full of antitheses and conflicting sounds in the way reminiscent of John Donne and other Metaphysical poets.
Derzhavin was born in Kazan. His father was a poor country squire of... More...
Russia, 2004, Catherine II and her helpers
Russia, 2012, Gavrila Derzhavin
USSR, 1972, Gavrila Derzhavin
Russia, 1997, Derzhavin monument in Tambov
Russia, 2004, 250th Birth Anniversary of Shishkov
Russia, 1993, 250th Birth Anniv of Gavrila Derzhavin