Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (; Russian: Николай Васильевич Гоголь, tr. Nikolay Vasilievich Gogol, IPA: [nʲɪkɐˈlaj vɐˈsʲilʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈgogəlʲ]; Ukrainian: Микола Васильович Гоголь, romanized: Mykola Vasylovych Hohol; 1 April [O.S. 20 March] 1809 – 4 March [O.S. 21 February] 1852) was a Russian dramatist of Ukrainian (or Little Russian, as Gogol himself would have said) origin.
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