Ivan Turgenev

Ivan Turgenev

November 09, 1818 – September 03, 1883

Turgenev the surname Turgenev (surname) Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (langtɜrˈgɛnjəf,_-ˈgeɪn-; Иван Сергеевич Тургенев Iván Sergéyevich Turgénev ɪˈvan sʲɪrˈɡʲeɪvʲɪtɕ tʊrˈɡʲenʲɪf; November 9 1818 October 28 – September 3, 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, translator and popularizer of Russian literature in the West.
His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches (1852), was a milestone of Russian realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons (1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.