39th year  -  N° 174                 Saturday, 22 June 2024         Antwerpen		
I Don't See Anything that I Want
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Friday 10th of February 1837

187 years ago

Romantic poet and writer Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin aka the founder of modern Russian literature dies because of a shot through the spleen suffered in a duel at the age of 38 in St. Petersburg, Northwestern Federal District, Russia.

Two days before Pushkin challenged his wife Natalya's alleged lover and brother in-law Georges d'Anthès to a duel which left both men injured.