Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky

(February 9 1783 – April 24 1852 / Mishenskoe, Tula Oblast)

Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky
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Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky (Васи́лий Андре́евич Жуко́вский; February 9 [O.S. January 29] 1783 – April 24 [O.S. April 12] 1852) was the foremost Russian poet of the 1810s and a leading figure in Russian literature in the first half of the 19th century. He held a high position at the Romanov court as tutor to the Grand Duchess Alexandra Feodorovna and later to her son, the future Tsar-Liberator Alexander II.

Zhukovsky is credited with introducing the Romantic Movement into Russia. The main body of his literary output ... more »

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  • Rookie Gogo Amin (5/11/2013 11:20:00 PM)

    well i loved someone so dear to me from my friends as he sell me for air-conditioner so i wished one wish as he always asks me to do it for him, i needed to live in spade shape like that drawn in cards of playing to have one face color not many colors but many faces as an option for spade shape... thanks just 4 old memories space must be kept.

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Best Poem of Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky

Lalla Ruk

Dearest dream, my soul's enchantment
Lovely guest from heav'n above,
Most benevolent attender
To the earthly realm below,
You gave me blissful satisfaction
Momentary but complete:
Bringing with you happy tidings -
Like a herald from the skies.

I dreamed dreams of life eternal
In that Promised Land of peace;
I dreamed dreams of fragrant regions,
Of a tranquil, sweet Kashmir;
I could witness celebrations,
Festivals of roses vernal
Honoring that lovely maiden
From lands strange and far away.

And, with ...

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