Maksim Bahdanovic

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Birthday
9, 1891
Birthplace
Minsk, Belarus
Death Date
May 25, 1917 (25)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
9, 1891
Birthplace
Minsk, Belarus
Death Date
May 25, 1917 (25)

About

Belarus-born poet known for his poetry collection Vianok and his novel Muzyka. Also a prominent translator, he produced Belarusian versions of the works of such renowned writers as Heinrich Heine, Paul Verlaine, Horace, and Ovid.

Before Fame

He was an active participant in the Revolution of 1905. Two years later, he published his debut novel.

Trivia

Several streets in Russia and Belarus were named in his honor.

Family Life

His mother died of tuberculosis, a disease that later claimed his own life.

Associated With

He translated the work of Alexander Pushkin.