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Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeyevich 1799-1837; Russ. poet
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, Aleksandr Sergeyevich 1799-1837.
Russian writer. Widely regarded as Russia's greatest poet, he wrote the verse novel Eugene Onegin (1831), the play Boris Godunov (1831), and many narrative and lyrical poems and short stories.