Сегодня родился Михаил Юрьевич Лермонтов
On October 15, 1814 in Moscow Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov was born. This is a well-known Russian poet, a prose writer, a playwright, an artist, a follower of Pushkin. Many works of Lermontov were embodied in painting, theater, and cinema. His verses enriched Russian music, having become a basis for opera, symphonic and romancing creative works. Spiritual, philosophical and civil motives intertwined in Lermontov's works. Lermontov was an officer. Being a quick-tempered person, Lermontov was quite often a participant of duels and scandals. Lermontov died in 1841 in duel with an old school friend major Nikolay Martynov.