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Dmitri Vasilievich Grigoróvich (1822–1900)

Grigoróvich, Dmitri Vasilievich (grēg-ōr-ō’vich). A Russian novelist and prose-writer; born in Simbirsk, March 31, 1822; died in 1900. He began life as a civil engineer. His first stories, ‘The Village’ and ‘Anton the Unfortunate,’ achieved wide popularity. ‘A Failure in Life,’ ‘The Fishers,’ and ‘The Emigrants,’ are realistic stories of village life which rank him among the first of Russian novelists.