Boris Pasternak (writer) - Died, 30th May, 1960. Born, 10th February, 1890. Wrote poetry, Dr. Zhivago (which was smuggled out of the Soviet Union and published in Italy), translated Shakespeare into Russian and won a Nobel Prize for Literature (..which the Soviet Regime did NOT allow him to accept).
Vayl-the-CIA-assassin-vampire as a young Roma Gypsy (vampire) man who has started to assimilate into European non-Roma society after he was banished by the Roma for turning vampire. Fantasy Casting for Jennifer Rardin's "Jaz Parks" Assassin series (Paranormal, Romance) (Who would you pick in a rockvideo, movie, graphic novel for the series?) -- Mihai Eminescu, Romanian poet, 1869 (1850-1889)
Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is considered by many to the the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Pushkin's great-grandfather, was Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696–1781), a Black African page raised by Peter the Great.
Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) | Winner of Nobel Prize in Literature in 1958 "for his important achievement both in contemporary lyrical poetry and in the field of the great Russian epic tradition" | Language: Russian