13 January 2016

Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin

Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (1826-1889).
Mihhail Saltõkov-Štšedrin.
Михаил Евграфович Салтыков-Щедрин.

Stamp, USSR, 1958.
My collection.

* Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (27 January /O.S. 15 January/ 1826 - 10 May /O.S. 28 April/ 1889), was a major Russian satirist of the 19th century. He spent most of his life working as a civil servant in various capacities. After the death of poet Nikolay Nekrasov he acted as editor of the well-known Russian magazine, Otechestvenniye Zapiski (variously translated as "Annals of the Fatherland", "Patriotic Notes", "Notes of the Fatherland", etc.), until the government banned it in 1884. His best-known work, the novel The Golovlyov Family, appeared in 1876. - Wikipedia.

* Mihhail Saltõkov-Štšedrin oli vene kirjanik, satiirik ja ühiskonnakriitik. Toimetas ajakirja "Otetšestvennõje Zapiski", kirjutas mitu romaani, millest tuntumad on "Härrased Golovljovid", "Ühe linna ajalugu" ja "Pošehhonje vana-aeg", mis on ka eesti keelde tõlgitud. Kirjutas ka muinasjutte.

* Михаил Евграфович Салтыков-Щедрин (15 /27/ января 1826 - 28 апреля /10 мая/ 1889) — русский писатель, журналист, редактор журнала "Отечественные записки", Рязанский и Тверской вице-губернатор. "Господа Головлёвы" (1875-1880), "История одного города" (1869-1870), "Пошехонская старина" (1887-1889), "Убежище Монрепо" (1878-1879).
- Wikipedia.

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