01 April 2018

Anton Chekhov (January 29, 1860 - July 15, 1904)

From Anastasia,
Ryazan, Ryazan region, Russia

A classic of world literature. By profession, a doctor. Honorary academician of the Imperial Academy of Sciences in the category of elegant literature (1900-1902). One of the most famous playwrights in the world. His works have been translated into more than 100 languages. His plays, especially "Seagull", "Three Sisters" and "Cherry Orchard", have been staged in many theaters of the world for more than 100 years.

For 25 years of creativity Chekhov created more than 300 different works (short humorous stories, serious stories, plays), many of which became classics of world literature.

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