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A.P. Sumarokov
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Aleksandr Petrovich Sumarokov (Alexander Sumarokov)

Date of Birth: 25 November 1717 (Old Style: 14 November 1717)

Place of Birth: Villmanstrand (present-day Lapeenranta, Finland)

Date of Death: 12 October 1777 (Old Style: 1 October 1777)

Place of Death: Moscow


Aleksandr Petrovich Sumarokov contributed enormously to modern Russian literature during its early stages in the 18th century. Widely recognised as the father of Ru…

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Ewington, Amanda, “A.P. Sumarokov”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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