Taras Shevchenko

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Taras Shevchenko
Taras Shevchenko selfportrait oil 1840.jpg
Sel-portrait, 1840
BornTaras Hryhorovych Shevchenko[Note a][1]
Тара́с Григо́рович Шевче́нко
Mairch 9 [A.S. Februar 25] 1814
Moryntsi, Kyiv Governorate, Roushie Empire
(now Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine)
Dee'dMairch 10 [A.S. Februar 26] 1861 (agit 47)
Saunt Petersburg, Roushie Empire
Restin placeShevchenko National Preserve "Taras Hill", Kaniv, Ukraine
Pen nameT.Sh.
Kobzar Darmohrai
ThriftPoet an airtist
CeetizenshipRoushie Empire
Alma materImperial Academy o Airts, Saunt Petersburg
Notable warksKobzar


Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (Ukrainian: Тара́с Григо́рович Шевче́нко, Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko; 9 Mairch [A.S. 25 Februar] 1814 – 10 Mairch [A.S. 26 Februar] 1861) wis a Ukrainian poet, writer, airtist, public an poleetical figur, as well as fowklearist an ethnographer. His leeterar heritage is regardit tae be the foondation o modren Ukrainian leeteratur an, tae a lairge extent, the modren Ukrainian leid. Shevchenko is kent for mony maisterpieces as a penter an a illustrator.

He wis a member o the Sts Cyril an Methodius Britherheid an a academician o the Imperial Academy o Airts.

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