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Anton Chekov
Anton Chekhov was born on January 29 1860 in Taganrog Russia.
“Chekov was the youngest of six children”. Chekhov's grandfa-
ther was a serf. “Chekhov and his brothers and sisters worked in
the family store and studied in the local school. Their extreme-
ly religious father often beat them.

I was born on January 29 1860


in Taganrog Russia.
“Chekov was the youngest of
six children”. Chekhov's
grandfather was a serf.
“Chekhov and his brothers and
sisters worked in the family
store and stud- ied in the local
school. Their extremely reli- Anton Chekov
gious father often beat
them. In 1876 his father's busi-
ness failed, and
I was born
the family
on January

29 1860 in
Ta-
“His first story was published in
March 1880 by a magazine called
the Dragonfly”.
Career and Death
“His first story was published in March 1880 by a maga-
zine called the Dragonfly”. In 1881, Chekhov published
a story called Alarm Clock. “Chekhov's play The Sea
Gull drew heavily on a romance between his former
love Lidiya Mizinova. The play had failed in its first
presentation in 1896, but in 1898 in the new Moscow
Art Theater it was such a spectacular success that the
gull became, and remains, the theater's official em-
blem”. Chekhov got a bad infection and it got worse
over the years. On July 2nd Chekhov died in a hotel in
Badenweiler. His body was buried in Moscow

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