Akhmatova, Anna

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Born: Jun 23, 1889 AD
Died: 1966 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Poets


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.

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