Sergei Eisenstein
(1898-1948)

Died aged c. 50

Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein (/ˈaɪzənˌstaɪn/; Russian: Сергей Михайлович Эйзенштейн; IPA: [sʲɪrˈɡʲej mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ ɪjzʲɪnˈʂtʲejn]; 22 January [O.S. 10 January] 1898 – 11 February 1948) was a Soviet film director and film theorist, a pioneer in the theory and practice of montage. He is noted in particular for his silent films Strike (1925), Battleship Potemkin (1925) and October (1928), as well as the historical epics Alexander Nevsky (1938) and Ivan the Terrible (1944, 1958).

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Sergets Eisenstein, film artist, was born and lived here between 1898-1916.

6 Valdemāra Street, Riga, Latvia where they was born (1898)