Anna Akhmatova

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Birthday
23, 1889
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 5, 1966 (76)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1889
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Mar 5, 1966 (76)

About

Russian modernist poet who has been considered one of the most acclaimed writers in the Russian canon. Her works include "Chetki" and "Belaya Staya".

Before Fame

She started writing poetry at the age of 11 and had her writing first published when she was a teenager.

Trivia

She received the 1964 Etna-Taormina prize and a 1965 honorary doctorate from Oxford University.

Family Life

She was married three times and had a son named Lev.

Associated With

Bella Akhmadulina is another Russian poet.