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Aleksandr Kuprin
Born 7 September [O.S. 26 August] 1870
Narovchat, Penza Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 25 August 1938(1938-08-25) (aged 67)
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Occupation writer, journalist
Genre short stories
Literary movement Naturalism
Notable works The Duel (1905)
The Garnet Bracelet (1911)
The Pit (1915)
Notable awards Pushkin Prize


Aleksandr Ivanovich Kuprin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Купри́н; 7 September [O.S. 26 August] 1870  – 25 August 1938) was a Russian writer best known for his novels The Duel (1905) and The Pit, as well as Moloch (1896), Olesya (1898), "Junior Captain Rybnikov" (1906), "Emerald" (1907), and The Garnet Bracelet (1911) – the latter made into a 1965 movie.

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