On June 23, 1889 Anna Akhmatova was born near the Black Sea port of Odessa
Her father, Andrey Gorenko, a naval engineer, and her mother, Inna Stogova, both descended from Russian nobility. Anna Akhmatova is a well-lnown Russian poetess, translator and literary scholar. She was one of the most significant poets in the Russian literature of XX century.
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