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Bunin, Ivan Alexeyevich

Born: 1870 AD
Died: 1953 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Novelists, Poets

1870 – Ivan Bunin was born on his impoverished but proud family’s estate near Voronezh in Oryol Province on the 10th of October.

1881 – He entered the gymnasium (secondary school) in Elets but withdrew after 3 years and was tutored by his older brother.

1891 – Bunin published Poems, a volume that celebrated the natural world and was classical in style.

1903 – He won the Academy of Sciences’ Pushkin Prize.

1909 – Bunin’s work was both popular and critically respected, and the Academy of Sciences elected him to honorary membership.

         – He traveled widely, he published a series of sketches on the Mediterranean and the Near East.

1953 – Bunin died in Paris, on the 8th of November.