Definition of Pushkin, Aleksandr in English:

Pushkin, Aleksandr

proper noun

  • (1799–1837), Russian poet, novelist, and playwright; full name Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin. He wrote prolifically in many genres; his first success was the romantic narrative poem "Ruslan and Ludmilla" (1820). Other notable works include the verse novel "Eugene Onegin" (1833) and the blank-verse historical drama "Boris Godunov" (1831).

Pronunciation

Pushkin, Aleksandr

/ˈpʊʃkɪn/