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Apollon Maïkov (1821–1897)

Maïkov, Apollon Nikolaevich (mä-ē’kof). A distinguished Russian poet; born at Moscow, 1821; died at St. Petersburg, March 20, 1897. He is probably the first of late nineteenth-century Russian poets. The tone of his writings is idealistic, and marked by great finish of form. During the Crimean War he published patriotic poems. His two plays are entitled ‘Tri Smerti’ (Three Deaths) and ‘Dva Mira’ (Two Worlds).