Osip Mandelstam
(1891-1938)

Died aged c. 47

Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam (Russian: О́сип Эми́льевич Мандельшта́м; IPA: [ˈosʲɪp ɪˈmʲilʲjɪvʲɪtɕ məndʲɪlʲˈʂtam]; 15 January [O.S. 3 January] 1891 – 27 December 1938) was a Russian poet and essayist who lived in Russia during and after its revolution and the rise of the Soviet Union. He was the husband of Nadezhda Mandelstam and one of the foremost members of the Acmeist school of poets. He was arrested by Joseph Stalin's government during the repression of the 1930s and sent into internal exile with his wife Nadezhda. Given a reprieve of sorts, they moved to Voronezh in southwestern Russia. In 1938 Mandelstam was arrested again and sentenced to a camp in Siberia. He died that year at a transit camp.

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Ossip Mandelstam, poète russe (1891-1938), a vécu dans cette maison en 1907-1908

English translation: Ossip Mandelstam, Russian poet (1891-1938), lived in this house in 1907-1908 [AWS Translate]

12 rue de la Sorbonne, Paris, France where they lived (1907-1908)