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Bogdanovich, Ippolit Federovich

Born: 1743 AD
Died: 1803 AD
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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.