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Bogdanovich, Ippolit Federovich (also Fyodorovich)

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Born: 1743 AD
Died: 1803 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Poets

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1743 - Ippolit Fyodorovich Bogdanovich was born on the 23rd of December in Perevolochna. Russian classicist and author.

1761 - Bogdanovich studied at the Moscow University.

1763 - His literary career started with editing a literary journal.

1766 - He joined the Russian embassy in Dresden as a secretary.

1769 - Went back in Saint Petersburg.

1775 - Edited regularly the official newspaper, the Vedomosti.

1778 - He wrote his best known long poem "Dushenka".

1788 - Appointed Director of State Archives.

1841 - His chef d'oeuvre went though 15 editions.

1803 - He died on 18th of January in Kursk.

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