Little-known facts about the wife of Pushkin Natalia Goncharova
The life of Natalia Pushkina was held in the shadow of a spouse, of Alexander, so the wife of Pushkin masses know very little. But it turns out this woman's life is replete with interesting moments, and not always positive. Meet the 5 facts of the beloved poet's life that she would gladly hid from everyone.
The daughter of an alcoholic madman
Father of Natalia Goncharova, Nikolai Afanasievich mental illness that made his family life unbearable. Officially, it was believed that the disease is caused by a fall from a horse, which occurred in 1810, but as contemporaries, and the wife argued that the culprit was a man addicted to alcohol.
Afanasievich Nikolai Goncharov - the father of Natalia
When it was peaking, Nikolai Afanasievich rushed through the house with a knife, threatening his wife and children. At such moments, Natalia, took away three daughters and leaving for the estate to the father of her husband, Athanasius Goncharov. Grandfather adored granddaughter, and especially in Natal. He in no way denied darling, buying her expensive clothes and jewelry, so Goncharova grew quite spoiled child.
Frivolous loss of a child
Natalia Goncharova gave her husband four children, but she has lost a fifth baby. It happened only due to the fault itself Natalia Nikolaevna, who did not want to give up amusement. Being a fairly serious term, the poet's wife did not miss a single ball, not making himself a single indulgence.
In one of the social events Goncharova danced so wildly that she opened heavy bleeding and had a miscarriage. We can say that the fifth child was a victim of his own carelessness mother.
A slap husband
Everyone knows that Alexander Pushkin was a great lover of women and are often cheated on his wife. Goncharova was well aware of this, and the poet himself is not too hide their not too strict nature. On one of the balls Pushkin was so fascinated by foreign ladies, that caused Natalia Nikolaevna rage.
The woman stopped dancing and retired at the end of the hall, away from the variance spouse. When Pushkin went up to her to find out what caused her to interrupt the dance, Goncharova slapped him a hefty slap. Russian poet had mild and turned everything into a joke. Was present at the unpleasant explaining to friends, he said, with a laugh that finally learned how his wife's heavy hand.
Jokes over the exterior of
Natalia was considered a beauty, but she had a small flaw of appearance - a slight squint. Pushkin, who made fun of all around, do not miss a chance to make a joke and sometimes about his wife. Alexander could call his wife "my oblique Madonna", which at first led her into a rage, but then she was used to.
In time, the woman put up with a sharp tongue of his brilliant husband and ceased to overreact to it is not evil, but a little sad podkoly.
Roman emperor with
Pushkin was not very faithful husband, but the wife seems to have paid him the same coin. At one of the court balls still quite young beauty saw the Emperor Nicholas I. The monarch began to put the girl favors, which she eagerly accepted.
Goncharova spent a lot of time in the sovereign society, which caused a lot of unpleasant for her husband's rumors. Apparently, they were not groundless, at least, so say many of the most prestigious Pushkin scholars. There is mention of his wife's infidelity and the poet in the diaries of contemporaries, who did not give reason to doubt his impartiality.