Alexander Pushkin was a Russian Romantic era poet, novelist and playwright widely regarded as the founder of modern Russian literature and the greatest and most influential of all Russian poets. His notable works include The Captain's Daughter, Eugene Onegin and Ruslan and Ludmila. He was killed at the age of 37 in a duel.
His parents were Nadezhda Gannibal and Sergei Pushkin. In 1831, he got married to Natalia Pushkin and fathered four children with her. He and Natalia remained married until his death in 1837.
In 1837, after rumors started spreading that his wife Natalia was having an affair with a French immigrant named Georges d'Anthès, he challenged d'Anthès to a duel. By the end of the duel both men were severely injured. Alexander died two days later from his injury.
was a famous Russian poet,
who was born on
June 6, 1799. As a person born on this date, Alexander Pushkin is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 6).
People born on June 6
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Alexander Pushkin is the 403rd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Alexander Pushkin's birthday, Alexander Pushkin is the 30th most famous Russian and ranks 1st in famous people born in Moscow, Russian Empire.
In general, Alexander Pushkin ranks as the 4740th
most popular famous person, and the 24th most popular poet of all time.
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