Definition of Gogol, Nikolai in English:

Gogol, Nikolai

proper noun

  • (1809–52), Russian novelist, playwright, and short-story writer; born in Ukraine; full name Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol. His writings are satirical and often explore themes of fantasy and the supernatural. Notable works: "The Government Inspector" (1836), "Notes of a Madman" (1835), and "Dead Souls" (1842)

Pronunciation:

Gogol, Nikolai

/ˈɡōɡəl/