Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian poet, born on 6th of July, 1799. in Moscow. He is known as one of the best Russian poets and a father of Russian literature in general. At his early age, he is left in the care of peasants Nikita Kozlov and Arina Yakovleva.
Pushkin was a descendant of the old noble family by his father's side while his mother was a granddaughter of Gannibal, famous Ethiopian prince who had a lot of influence on the emperor Peter the Great.
As a child, he was sent away to Lyceum near St. Petersburg. He begins writing his poems during his schooling, and after graduating, he was well known in poetic circles. At first, he was influenced with traditional classicism, but later he started writing on manners of romanticism. He was spending his time in the company of many intellectuals who made his creativity even stronger.
His most famous works are "Mozart and Salieri, "Weeding in the Time of Plague", "Captain's Daughter", "Dubrovski", "Gypsies", and his greatest accomplishment is a novel "Evgenij Onegin".
He dies on January 29th,1837., succumbing the shooting consequences.