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How did a famous Russian author win 28 duels?

And what went wrong during duel number 29?

The brilliant writer and poet Alexander Pushkin is considered to be the father of Russian literature, but in his own time, he was famous for something else - fighting duels. Pushkin’s hot temper meant that he had a lot of disputes to settle. 28 Times Pushkin faced an opponent and 28 times he survived. But his 29th duel cost him his life.

How could a man win so many duels and then lose?  What went wrong in Pushkin’s 29th duel?

All will be revealed in Museum Secrets: Inside the State Historical Museum, Moscow.


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