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Nabokov, Dmitri Nikolayevich

Born: 1826 AD
Died: 1904 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Politician


1828 - Born on the 18th of August in Yasnaya Polyana,Russia.

1844 - He began studying law and Oriental languages at Kazan University.

1849 - He settled down at Yasnaya Polyana, where he attempted to be useful to his peasants.

1851 - He belong to his first attempt at a more ambitious and more definitely creative kind of writing.

1852 - He completed his first novel Childhood and sent it to Nikolai Nekrasov for publication in the Sovremennik.

1854 - He received his commission and was, at his request, transferred to the  Army Operatihg in Wallachia.

1856 - He passed between Petersburg, Moscow, Yasnaya, and foreign countries.

         - He made his first unsuccessful attempt to marry (Mlle Arseniev).

1860 - He traveled abroad and returned disillusioned by the selfishness and materialism of European bourgeois


1862 - He was widely considered the greatest living Russian author of the period.

          - He published a pedagogical magazine.

1910 - HE died on 20th of November in Astapovo Russia.


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