KLODT, Pyotr Karlovich
(b. 1805, St. Petersburg, d. 1867, Gute Khalala, Finland)

Monument to Krylov

Summer Garden, St. Petersburg

Ivan Andreyevich Krylov (1769-1844) is Russia's best known fabulist. While many of his earlier fables were loosely based on Aesop and Jean de La Fontaine, later fables were original work.

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