Derzhavin,Gavriil Romanovish
Der·zha·vin (dĕr-zhäʹvĭn, dyĭr-), Gavriil Romanovish. 1743-1816.
Russian lyric poet regarded as the greatest national poet before Pushkin. He served as poet laureate and minister of justice to Catherine II.

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Universalium. 2010.

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