Moscow, Russian Federation
May 22, 2017

Located at the center of Rostov-on-Don is a monument in honor of Alexander Pushkin that was erected in 1959. The design of the sculpture is a classical style and is made of bronze. It stands on a high granite pedestal in red color.

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian poet, playwright and novelist in the Romantic era. He is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and founder of modern Russian literature. Born into Russian nobility in Moscow, he was raised in the household of Peter the Great. At the age of fifteen, he published his first poem.

Pushkin is best known for his famous drama play, the Boris Godunov, and his novel in verse, Eugene Onegin, that was serialized between 1825 to 1832.

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