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Akhmatova, Anna

Born: 1889 AD
Died: 1966 AD

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.