Shaul Tchernichovsky

Shaul Tchernichovsky (Hebrew: שאול טשרניחובסקי) or Saul Gutmanovich Tchernichovsky (Russian: Саул Гутманович Черниховский; 20 August 1875 – 14 October 1943) was a Russian-born Hebrew poet. He is considered one of the great Hebrew poets, identified with nature poetry, and as a poet greatly influenced by the culture of ancient Greece.

Shaul Tchernichovsky
Tchernichovsky in 1927
Born(1875-08-20)20 August 1875
Mykhailivka, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire
Died14 October 1943(1943-10-14) (aged 68)
Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine
OccupationPoet, essayist, translator, doctor
NationalityRussian by birth, immigrated to Palestine
GenreLyrical-erotic poetry, epic poetry
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