Maxim Gorky, Russian Writer

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Alexei Maximovich Peshkov
  • Known as: Maxim (or Maksim) Gorky
  • Birth: March 28, 1868, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • Death: June 18, 1936, Leninsky District, Moscow Oblast, Russia
  • Language: Russian
  • Who he was: Russian novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and poet; short story Twenty-six Men and a Girl; poem "The Song of the Stormy Petrel"; novel The Mother; plays The Lower Depths, Summerfolk and Children of the Sun
  • Included in lists (What's This?): Bloom; GC

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