Bunin, Ivan Alexeyevich
Born: Oct 10, 1870 AD
Died: 1953 AD, at 83 years of age.
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.
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