19 May – Vladimir Mayakovsky was born
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In 1906, after his father’s death, Alexandra moved to Moscow with Vladimir and his sisters. So, he continued his studies in Moscow. In 1908, he left the gymnasium and got involved in the revolutionary activities. In the same year he became a member of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party and was arrested three times. He began to write poems in 1909, while in prison. In 1911, he became a student of the Moscow Art School. During this period, he made friends with Burliuk and the circle of Russian Futurist poets. Mayakovsky’s first poem Night (1912) was published in the futuristic publication A Slap in the Face of Public Taste. In 1913, he wrote a tragedy Vladimir Mayakovky and acted as a protagonist in its stage version.

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