Zinaida Gippius

1895 –

Zinaida Nikolayevna Gippius, born on November 20, 1869 in Belyov, Russia, was a poet, playwright, and novelist affiliated with Russian Symbolism. The author of many titles, including her Collected Poems, 1889–1903 (Scorpion Publishing House, 1903) and The Green Ring (Ogni Publishers, 1916), she was married to the Russian writer Dmitry Merezhkovsky for the majority of her life. She died on September 9, 1945.