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Nikolai Gogol (1809–1852)

Nikolai (Mykola) Gogol was a Ukrainian-born writer who wrote in Russian, because the Ukrainian language was banned in Russian Empire. His ancestors were bearing the name of Gogol-Janovsky and claimed belonging to the upper class Polish Szlachta. Gogol's father, a Ukrainian writer living on his old family estate, had five other children. He died ... See full bio »

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 2014 Viy 3D (story and characters)
 2012 Nos (Short) (short novel - as N.V.Gogol)
 2009 The Tsarina's Slippers (TV Movie) (after: short story "Christmas Eve" - as Nikolay Gogol)
 2009 Taras Bulba (novel)
 2008 Manyeoui kwan (story "Viy")
 2007 The Russian Game (novel "The Gamblers")
 2006 The Power of Fear (novel)
 2005 Delo o myortvykh dushakh (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 2004 Sorochinskaya yarmarka (TV Movie) (story - uncredited)
 2004 The Visage (Short) (from a story by)
 1999 Porträttet (TV Movie) (novel)
 1997 The Overcoat (TV Movie) (short story)
 1996 Revizor (play)
 1996 Diary of a Madman (novel "Dnevnik sumashedshego")
 1990 A Holy Place (story "Vij")
 1989 La maschera del demonio (novel "Vij" - as N. Gogol)
 1987 Strashnaya mest (Short) (story)
 1987 Diary of a Madman (novel)
 1987 Mielipuolen päiväkirja (TV Movie) (novels "Arabeskeja")
 1986 Galeria oberta (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Diari d'un boig (1986)
 1985 La nariz (Short)
 1985 Holt lelkek (TV Movie) (play - as Gogol)
 1984 Dead Souls (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1984 Délibábok országa (play "The Inspector General")
 1984 A revizor (TV Movie) (as Nyikolaj Gogol)
 1983 En galnings dagbok (TV Movie) (play)
 1983 Mirgorod i ego obitateli (TV Movie) (story)
 1982 De boezemvriend (play)
 1981 If I Were for Real (play)
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (original author - 1 episode)
- Marriage (1981) ... (original author)
 1981 Le revizor (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 Histoires étranges (TV Mini-Series) (book)
 1979 Zhenitba (play)
 1977 Inkognito iz Peterburga (play "Revizor")
 1977 Jucatorii de carti (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Nos (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 The Government Inspector (TV Series) (play "Revizor" - 3 episodes)
- All Is Revealed (1976) ... (play "Revizor")
- Bribery and Corruption (1976) ... (play "Revizor")
- The Inspector Arrives (1976) ... (play "Revizor")
 1975 Reviisori (TV Movie) (play "Revizor")
 1974 A Madman's Diary (TV Movie) (story "Zapiski sumassedsevo")
 1974 Inspector Calzonzin (play "Revizor")
 1973 Revisorn (TV Movie) (play)
 1973 O Capote (TV Movie) (story)
 1973 Friere (TV Movie) (play)
 1972 The Lost Letter (book)
 1972 Ficciones (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La deuda (1972)
 1972 Hora once (TV Series) (story Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and His Aunt - 1 episode)
- Iván y su tía (1972) ... (story Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and His Aunt)
 1972 Svatá noc (TV Movie) (novel "Noc pered rozdestvom")
 1971 Nos (TV Short) (story)
 1970 A revizor (TV Movie)
 1970 Die Heirat (TV Movie)
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (play "The Government Inspector" - 1 episode)
- Don't Touch Him, He Might Resent It (1970) ... (play "The Government Inspector")
 1970 The Gamblers (story)
 1969 Die Spieler (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Dagboek van een krankzinnige (TV Movie) (novel)
 1968 Vecher nakanune Ivana Kupala (stories)
 1968 Die Heirat (TV Movie) (play)
 1968 Sofi (story)
 1968 Mertvye dushi (TV Movie)
 1967 Viy (story)
 1967 Teatro de siempre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- El inspector (1967)
 1967 Probisvet (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Svi hoce da se zene (1967) ... (characters)
 1967 Der Revisor (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 O Sheik de Agadir (TV Series) (novel "Taras Bulba")
 1966 Naimapuuhat (TV Movie) (play "Zhenitba")
 1966 A Nose (Short) (original story)
 1965 Päällysviitta (TV Movie)
 1965 Die Heirat (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Huijarit (TV Movie) (play)
 1965 Le théâtre de la jeunesse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Tarass Boulba (1965) ... (novel - as Nicolas Gogol)
 1965 Novela (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Las almas muertas (1965) ... (novel)
 1964 Du shi kuang xiang qu (story)
 1964 Le fils de Tarass Boulba (novel)
 1963 Le nez (Short) (story)
 1963 Taras Bulba, il cosacco (novel)
 1963 Der Mantel (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Le journal d'un fou (short story)
 1963 Le anime morte (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Die Spieler (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Taras Bulba (novel)
 1961 Le mariage (TV Movie) (novel)
 1961 Trouwen (TV Movie)
 1961 Falskspelare (TV Movie)
 1961 O Capote (TV Movie) (play)
 1961 O Inspector (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Zenidba (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 Myortvye dushi (poem)
 1960 Black Sunday (short story - as Nikolaj Gogol)
 1960 Les joueurs (TV Movie) (play)
 1959 Kartasi (TV Movie)
 1959 Tote Seelen (TV Movie) (novel)
 1952-1959 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (play - 2 episodes)
- Memórias de Um Louco (1959) ... (play)
- O Inspetor Geral (1952) ... (play)
 1959 The Overcoat (story)
 1958 Die Heirat (TV Movie) (play)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Inspector General (1958) ... (story)
 1958 Folio (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Ottawa Man (1958) ... (writer)
  BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (author - 1 episode, 1958) (play - 1 episode, 1952)
- The Gamblers (1952) ... (play)
 1956 The Bespoke Overcoat (Short) (story "Shinel")
 1956 Spillerne (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 Qi ren qi yu (play)
 1956 Le revizor ou L'inspecteur général (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 Al-mufattish al-amm (play)
 1955 Die Heiratskomödie (TV Movie) (play)
 1955 Der Revisor (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Der Mantel (TV Movie)
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series) (story "The Cloak" - 1 episode)
- The Awakening (1954) ... (story "The Cloak")
 1954 Die Spieler (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 The Bespoke Overcoat (TV Movie) (story)
 1953 The Walk (play)
 1953 May Nights (play)
 1953 Der Mantel (TV Movie) (play)
 1952 The Overcoat (story "The Overcoat" - uncredited)
 1952 The Inspector-General (play)
 1950 Afsar (play "Revizor")
 1950 Les joueurs (TV Movie) (play)
 1949 The Inspector General (suggested by a play by)
 1948 Miao shou tou xiang (novel)
 1948 The Portrait (story "The Portrait")
 1939 Sorochinskaya yarmarka (short story)
 1939 The Gamblers (TV Movie) (Russian version - Russian version, as N.V. Gogol)
 1938 The Rebel Son (story)
 1938 Maiskaya noch (story)
 1936 Zhenitba (play)
 1936 Taras Bulba (novel)
 1933 The Inspector General (play)
 1933 The Town Stands on Its Head (play "Der Revisor")
 1926 Shinel (novel)
 1924 Taras Bulba (short story)
 1915 Para gnedych (Short) (novel)
 1913 The Terrible Vengeance (story)
 1913 Christmas Eve (Short) (story)
 1910 A Night in May (short story)
 1909 Dead Souls (Short) (novel "Dead Souls")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Tales of Good and Evil" See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

N.V. Gogol | N. Gogol | Nicolas Gogol | Nikolaj Gogol | Nikolay Gogol | Nyikolaj Gogol | Gogol | Mykola Hohol | N.V.Gogol
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Trivia:

In the Soviet Union, he was considered the father of Russian Realism; now, most would consider him to be a father of Surrealism (Nabokov's book on Gogol has been influential in this regard). See more »

Nickname:

Mykola

Star Sign:

Aries

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