By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (Trans. by D. J. Hogarth)
NIKOLAI VASILIEVICH GOGOL
D. J. Hogarth
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol, born at Sorochintsky,
Russia, on 31st March 1809. Obtained government
post at St. Petersburg and later an appointment
at the university. Lived in Rome from 1836 to
1848. Died on 21st February 1852.