"Statue of Taras Chevtchenko" Cherkasy Favorite Tip by Klod5
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Favorite thing: The statue of the famous Ukrainian poet, Taras Chevtchenko, honors its memory in the center of Cherkasy.
DID YOU KNOW IT ?
Taras Chevtchenko is one of the first writers to have written in Ukrainian. Member of a looking for movement to free Ukraine of the Russian ascendancy, he was deported in Siberia.
The city of Winnipeg erected a statue in his honor and a museum carries its name in Toronto.
Fondest memory: Born serf of P. Engelhardt, March 9, 1814, in Moryntsi, Zvenyhora povit, region of Kyïv. Dead March 10, 1861 in St. Petersbourg, Russia. Until the XIX th century, the Ukrainian art was influenced a lot by the European styles. Taras Chevtchenko, painter, engraver and famous poet, introduced a new style of realistic paintings representing life and the Ukrainian landscapes then.
Among the others big Ukrainian writers, one will mention the dramatist and novelist Nikolas Gogol (1809-1852), poet Ivan Franko (1856-1916) and the dramatist and poet Lesia Ukrainka (1871-1913).
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