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Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (Roushie: Никола́й Васи́льевич Го́голь; Ukrainian: Мико́ла Васи́льович Го́голь, Mykola Vasyliovych Hohol; 31 March [A.S. 19 March] 1809 – 4 March [A.S. 21 February] 1852) wis a Roushie[4][5][6][7][8] dramatist, novelist an short story writer o Ukrainian ethnicity.[5][9][10]

Nikolai Gogol
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Daguerreotype o Gogol taken in 1845 bi Sergey Lvovich Levitsky (1819–1898)
Born Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
31 Mairch 1809(1809-03-31)[1] (NS)
Sorochyntsi, Poltava Governorate, Roushie Empire (nou Ukraine)
Dee'd 4 Mairch 1852(1852-03-04) (aged 42)
Moscow, Roushie Empire
Restin place Novodevichy Seemetry
Thrift Playwricht, short story writer, novelist
Leid Roushie
Naitionality Roushie Empire
Ethnicity Ukrainian an Pols
Period 1840–51



  1. Some soorces indicate he wis born 20 Mairch/1 Aprile 1809.
  2. Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, Nikolai Gogol, New Directions Publishing, 1961.
  3. "Small Talk: José Saramago". "Everything I've read has influenced me in some way. Having said that, Kafka, Borges, Gogol, Montaigne, Cervantes are constant companions."
  4. Encyclopedia of Ukraine
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Nikolay Gogol". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  6. Donald Fanger: The Creation of Nikolai Gogol. Harvard 1965
  7. Amy C. Singleton: Noplace Like Home: The Literary Artist and Russia's Search for Cultural Identity. New York 1997
  8. Robert Maguire: Gogol from the Twentieth Century: Eleven Essays. Princeton University Press 1997
  9. Stephen M. Norris, Willard Sunderland: Russia's People of Empire: Life Stories from Eurasia, 1500 to the Present. Indiana Press University 2012
  10. Гоголь, Николай Васильевич // Энциклопедический словарь Брокгауза и Ефрона: В 86 томах (82 т. и 4 доп.). — СПб., 1890—1907.