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Ivan Andréevitch Krylov (1768–1844)

Krylov, Ivan Andréevitch (krē-lof’). A Russian writer of fables; born at Moscow, Feb. 13, 1768; died at St. Petersburg, Nov. 21, 1844. He is the most popular author in Russia; the children learn to read from his books, and many of his verses have become proverbs. He produced 142 fables original in substance and form, and 56 translations or imitations.