Ivan Bunin

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Ivan Bunin
Native name
Ива́н Алексе́евич Бу́нин
Born(1870-10-22)22 October 1870[1]
Voronezh, Russian Empire[1]
Died8 November 1953(1953-11-08) (aged 83)[1]
Paris, France[1]
Genrefiction, poetry, memoirs, criticism, translations
Notable worksThe Village
Dry Valley
The Gentleman from San Francisco
The Life of Arseniev
Dark Avenues
Cursed Days
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Literature
Pushkin Prize
1903, 1909


Ivan Bunin (22 October 1870 – 8 November 1953) was a Russian writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1939.[2] He was awarded the prize "for the strict artistry with which he has carried on the classical Russian traditions in prose writing." He also received the Pushkin Prize in 1903 and 1909.[3] He wrote famous short novels including The Village and Dry Valley. During the 1917 Russian Revolution, he left Russia to live in Paris. He died of a heart attack in 1953 in Paris.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ivan Bunin. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Literature 1933". NobelPrize.org. Retrieved 2021-04-12.
  3. "Pushkin Prize | Russian literary prize". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2021-04-12.