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Bogdan Gordeev (Bozhidar)
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Born June 21, 1894
Kharkiv, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire (present-day Ukraine)
Died September 7, 1914
Russian Empire

Bogdan Petrovich Gordeev (Russian: Богда́н Петро́вич Горде́ев; IPA: [bɐˈɡdan pʲɪˈtrovʲɪtɕ ɡɐrˈdʲeɪf]; June 21, 1894, Kharkiv, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire - September 7, 1914), also known as Bozhidar (Russian: Божида́р; IPA: [bəʐɨˈdar]), was a Russian futurist poet of Ukrainian origin.

Bogdan Petrovich Gordeev was born into the family of a professor of Veterinary Institute and a school teacher. He attended the Third Kharkiv Gymnasium, graduating with a gold medal in 1913. He was one of the founders (with Grigory Petnikov and Nikolay Aseyev) of the publishing house Liren (Лирень). Byben, his first issue, was published in the summer of 1914.

Bozhidar committed suicide by hanging on September 7, 1914 in a forest near Kharkiv.

The second issue of Byben and his prosody tractate were published posthumously.

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