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Who is Aleksandr Kuprin?
Aleksandr Kuprin: Aleksandr Ivanovich Kuprin, was a Russian writer, pilot, explorer and adventurer who is perhaps best known for his story The Duel. Other well-known works include Moloch, Olesya, "Junior Captain Rybnikov", "Emerald", and The Garnet Bracelet.
- also known as A. I Kuprin, Alexander Kuprin, Aleksandr Ivanovich Kuprin, Aleksandr Ivanovich Sumbatov-Kuprin, Kouprine, A. Kuprin, Alexandr Ivanovich Kuprin
- born on (145 years ago) in Narovchatsky District, child of Ivan Ivanovich Kuprin and Liubov' Alekseevna Kuprina
- nationality: Russian Empire
- profession: Writer, pilot
- died on (77 years ago) in Saint Petersburg
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Encyclopedia of Creativity (2011)
Galileo Galilei certainly surpasses Evangelista Torricelli, just as Fyodor Dostoyevsky outshines Aleksandr Kuprin. Similarly, not all recipients of a given honor or award are of equal standing as geniuses. Albert Einstein received the Nobel Prize ...
by Peter Hunt
In Ivan Shmelyov's stories, children and adults with different social backgrounds are brought together, while Aleksandr Kuprin praised the friendship between children and animals in moving tales like "The white poodle' (1904) ...
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