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Taras Shevchenko Biography and Poems

Taras Shevchenko Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Taras Shevchenko, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Shevchenko, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Shevchenko, Taras

Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (Ukrainian: ´ ´ ´, Russian: ´ ´ ´) (March 9 1814 – March 10 1861) was a Ukrainian poet, artist and humanist. His literary heritage is regarded to be the foundation of modern Ukrainian literature and, to a large extent, the modern Ukrainian language. Shevchenko also wrote in Russian and left many masterpieces as a painter and an illustrator.. Ukrainian poet and artist

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