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Akhmatova, Anna (Anna Andreevna Gorenko)

Born: 1889 AD
Died: 1966 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Poets


1889 - Akhmatova was born in Bolshoy Fontan, Odessa on June 23, 1889.


1900 - At the tender age of eleven, Anna started writing her poems


1910 - Married Nikolay Gumilyov, boyish poet.


1912 - Published her first collections of poetry entitled Evening.


1914 - Published her second collections of poetry entitled Rosary.


1921- Her husband was executed for activities considered anti-Soviet.


1925-1952 - After the incident that happened to her husband, she became so silent that she was unable to publish her poetry. Translated Leopardi.


1965 - Received the taormina Prize and the honorary doctoral degree from Oxford University.


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