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Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov (Михаи́л Ю́рьевич Ле́рмонтов Russian), (October 15 [O.S. October 3] 1814 – July 27 [O.S. July 15] 1841), a Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter, sometimes called "the poet of the Caucasus", was the most important Russian poet after Alexander Pushkin's death. His influence on later Russian literature is still felt in modern times, not only through his poetry, but also by his prose. His poetry remains popular in Chechnya, Dagestan, and beyond Russia.
Михаи́л Ю́рьевич Ле́рмонтов (3 (15) октября 1814, Москва — 13 (27) июля 1841, Пятигорск) — русский поэт, прозаик, драматург, художник, офицер.