“We want to be famous” http://tea4er.ru/contest/-we-want-to-be-famous Alexander Pushkin Project is presented by Julia Gaponova Form 6A Gymnasium#1 Kalachinsk Omsk region Aim To study the biography of Alexander Pushkin and find out what made him famous. Biography Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin is one of the greatest Russian poets and the founder of modern Russian literature. Early life He was born on June, 6, 1799. The House on German Street in Moscow (57 b, Baumanskaya St.), where A. S. Pushkin was born. His Parents Pushkin's mother, Nadezhda Osipovna Gannibal, was the daughter of Osip Abramovich Gannibal and his wife Maria Aleksejevna Pushkina. Osip Abramovich Gannibal's father, Pushkin's great-grandfather, was Abram Petrovich Gannibal a black page raised by Peter the Great. Pushkin’s Literary Career He studied in the Imperial Lyceum in Tsarskoe Selo near Saint Petersburg and published his first poem at the age of fifteen. Ruslan and Lyudmila In 1820 he published his first long poem, “Ruslan and Lyudmila”. Then he wrote a lot of tales which children liked very much. The Tale of the Priest and of His Workman Balda The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish The Tale of the Golden Cockerel The Tale of the Dead Princess and Seven Knights. Pushkin’s Prose He also wrote stories and a great deal of beautiful poems which were later translated into many languages. The Pushkin Museum The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts is the largest museum of European art in Moscow, located in Volkhonka street, just opposite the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. It was named after A.Pushkin. Monuments devoted to Pushkin Postage stamps, envelopes and coins Jubilee Coin The Pushkin Prize The Pushkin Prize was established in 1881 by the Russian Academy of Sciences. The prize was awarded to the Russian who achieved the highest standard of literary excellence. In 2005 the New Pushkin Prize was established by Aleksander Zhukov Fund, Puskin and Mikhaylovskoye museums. Conclusion Alexander Pushkin was a great Russian poet, his poems were very beautiful and rhythmic. He wrote prose, too, and developed Russian literature. His talent helped him to become famous. Children and adults like his literary works. I like them, too. Alexander Pushkin is my favourite poet. Links http://aleksandrpushkin.net.ru http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pushkin_Museum http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Пушкин,_Алексан др_Сергеевич. http://images.yandex.ru http://pushkin.niv.ru/pushkin/bio/biografiya1/1.htm http://www.tunnel.ru/view/post:100290 Thank you for attention!