Bogdanovich, Ippolit Federovich
Born: Dec 23, 1743 AD
Died: 1803 AD, at 59 years of age.
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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