Ivan Turgenev

Novelist, Author

1818 – 1883

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Who was Ivan Turgenev?

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches, was a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.

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Born
Nov 9, 1818
Oryol
Also known as
  • Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev
  • Ivan S Turgenev
  • Ivan Turgenieff
  • Ivan Tourguéneff
  • Ivan Tourgeniev
  • Iwan Turgenjew
  • I. Turgieniev
  • Ivan Sergeevič Turgenev
  • Iwan S. Turgenjew
Parents
Siblings
Children
Religion
  • Agnosticism
Nationality
  • Russian Empire
Profession
Education
  • Moscow State University
  • Humboldt University of Berlin
    (1838 - 1841)
  • Saint Petersburg State University
    (1834 - 1837)
Died
Sep 3, 1883
Bougival

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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