Nikolai Gogol

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Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Никола́й Васи́льевич Го́голь
Nikolai Gogol by Alexander Ivanov
Nikolai Gogol by Alexander Ivanov
BornApril 1, 1809
DiedMarch 4, 1852
OccupationShort story writer and novelist
NationalityRussian Empire

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (Russian:Никола́й Васи́льевич Го́голь; IPA: [nʲɪkəˈlaj vʌˈsʲilʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈgogəlʲ]; Ukrainian: Микола Васильович Гоголь, Mykola Vasylovych Hohol) (April 1, 1809[1]March 4, 1852) was a Russian and Ukrainian writer. He came from Ukraine. His early works were heavily influenced by his Ukrainian heritage and upbringing. He wrote in Russian. His works belong to the tradition of Russian literature. The novel Dead Souls (1842), the play Revizor (1836, 1842), and the short story The Overcoat (1842) count among his masterpieces.

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Nikolay Gogol was born in Poltava governorate.

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  1. "Nikolay Gogol". Encyclopædia Brittanica. Archived from the original on 2006-07-07. Retrieved 2007-12-25.

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