Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (Ukrainian: Тарас Григорович Шевченко [tɐˈrɑz ɦrɪˈɦɔrowɪtʃ ʃeu̯ˈtʃɛnko], pronounced without the middle name; 9 March [O.S. 25 February] 1814 – 10 March [O.S. 26 February] 1861), also known as Kobzar Taras, or simply Kobzar (a kobzar is a bard in Ukrainian culture), was a ...
Commemoration of centennial of Taras Shevchenko’s death at his gravesite in Kaniv, Ukraine, May 21, 1961 Shevchenko began to feel increasingly ill, and complained in letters about the state of his health.
Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko, (born Feb. 25 [March 9, New Style], 1814, Morintsy, Ukraine, Russian Empire—died Feb. 26 [March 10], 1861, St. Petersburg, Russia), foremost Ukrainian poet of the 19th century and a major figure of the Ukrainian national revival.
A monument to Taras Shevchenko in Irpin, created by Oles Sidoruk and Boris Krylov. There are many monuments to Shevchenko throughout Ukraine, most notably at his memorial in Kaniv and in the center of Kyiv , just across from the Kyiv University that bears his name.
Taras Shevchenko, the national bard of Ukraine, is a founder of modern Ukrainian literature and language. A champion of people’s freedom, with his poetry, he played a leading role in the formation of the Ukrainian national identity and consciousness.
Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko ( Ukrainian: Тарас Григорович Шевченко [tɐˈrɑz ɦrɪˈɦɔrowɪtʃ ʃeu̯ˈtʃɛnko], pronounced [tɐˈrɑs] without the middle name; 9 March [ O.S. 25 February] 1814 – 10 March [ O.S. 26 February] 1861 ), also known as Kobzar Taras, or simply Kobzar (a kobzar is a bard in Ukrainian ...
He died in St. Petersburg one week before Tsar Alexander II announced the emancipation of the serfs in 1861. Embroidered Towel with Shevchenko’s “Testament”, Kyiv Market, 2011. Photo by author. In “Testament” (1845), Shevchenko asked “When I die, bury me in my own beloved Ukraine.”.
Taras Shevchenko - New World Encyclopedia Taras Shevchenko navigation search Previous (Tara) Next (Tardigrade) Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (Ukrainian: Тарáс Григóрович Шевчéнко) (March 9 [O.S. February 25] 1814 – March 10, [O.S. February 26] 1861) was a Ukrainian poet, artist and humanist.
Considered the greatest poet of Ukraine and the founder of modern Ukrainian literature, Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861) rose from humble beginnings to the pinnacle of the 19th-century St. Petersburg literary world. His writings draw upon the peasant traditions of his boyhood. Early Years as a Serf
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