Antiokh Dmitrievich Kantemir
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LITERATURE - AUTHORS
Antiochus or Antioch Kantemir or Cantemir was a Moldavian who served as a man of letters, diplomat, and prince during the Russian Enlightenment. He has been called "the father of Russian poetry".
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