Vladimir Shileyko

Vladimir Kazimirovich Shileyko (also Shileiko, Shilejko Russian: Владимир Казимирович Шилейко; February 14, 1891 – October 5, 1930) was a Russian orientalist (assyriologist, hebraist) poet (acmeist) and translator. Shileyko family had roots in the Lithuanian part of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

Vladimir Shileyko in 1928

He was a second husband of Russian poet Anna Akhmatova.

He is known for his Russian translations of the Epic of Gilgamesh.

He died in Moscow of tuberculosis.