Nikolai Gogol

  • Born: (Sorochyntsi, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire) as Николай Васильевич Гоголь (English: Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol)
  • Born: O.S.
  • Died: (Moscow, Russian Empire)
  • Died: O.S.

Nikolai Gogol was a Russian dramatist, novelist and short story writer of Ukrainian ethnicity. Russian and Ukrainian scholars debate whether or not Gogol was of their respective nationalities. A number of his short stories are grouped together under the collective name Петербургские повести (English: Petersburg Tales).

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