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 Vasiliy Andreyevich Zhukovsky

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Birth
Tula Oblast, Russia
Death
24 Apr 1852 (aged 69)
Baden-Baden, Stadtkreis Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Burial
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
Plot
Artist's Cemetery
Memorial ID
11240 View Source

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Poet and translator. Vasiliy Andreyevich Zhukovskiy, Schukowski (Russian: Василий Андреевич Жуковский) was a Russian poet. He was born in the village of Mishenskoe, in Tula Governorate, Russian Empire.

He served as educator at the Tsar court and he was an art collector (e.g. Caspar David Friedrich). He translated a wide range of literature to Russian and introduced the Romantic Movement (Goethe and Schiller among others) into Russia. He was the poet of the Russian national anthem from 1833 to 1917 (Tsar's anthem "God save the Tsar"). He came to Baden-Baden in 1848 and stayed here till the end of his life in 1852.
A memorial plaque remembers him at the house where he lived (Sophienstraße 5) and translated Homer's "Odyssey".

Vasiliy Andreyevich Zhukovskiy was buried in Baden-Baden, but later in the year 1852 was transferred to the cemetery of the Alexander Nevsky Monastery in Saint Petersburg. The Baden-Baden grave memorial is preserved by the German-Russian Cultural Society of Baden-Baden.

A bust remembering him can be found beside the Baden-Baden Art Gallery ("Kunsthalle").

Cenotaph here

Poet and translator. Vasiliy Andreyevich Zhukovskiy, Schukowski (Russian: Василий Андреевич Жуковский) was a Russian poet. He was born in the village of Mishenskoe, in Tula Governorate, Russian Empire.

He served as educator at the Tsar court and he was an art collector (e.g. Caspar David Friedrich). He translated a wide range of literature to Russian and introduced the Romantic Movement (Goethe and Schiller among others) into Russia. He was the poet of the Russian national anthem from 1833 to 1917 (Tsar's anthem "God save the Tsar"). He came to Baden-Baden in 1848 and stayed here till the end of his life in 1852.
A memorial plaque remembers him at the house where he lived (Sophienstraße 5) and translated Homer's "Odyssey".

Vasiliy Andreyevich Zhukovskiy was buried in Baden-Baden, but later in the year 1852 was transferred to the cemetery of the Alexander Nevsky Monastery in Saint Petersburg. The Baden-Baden grave memorial is preserved by the German-Russian Cultural Society of Baden-Baden.

A bust remembering him can be found beside the Baden-Baden Art Gallery ("Kunsthalle").


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 26 Jul 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11240
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11240/vasiliy-andreyevich-zhukovsky: accessed ), memorial page for Vasiliy Andreyevich Zhukovsky (9 Feb 1783–24 Apr 1852), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11240, citing Свято-Троицкая Александро-Невская Лавра, Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia; Maintained by Find a Grave .