Day: July 20, 2002

Anton Chekhov

Born January 17 (old style) 1860, Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was raised in Tanganrog, near the Sea of Arzov. He was from a humbler background than any other great Russian author, the son of a grocer and the grandson of a serf.

Chekhov studied medicine at the University of Moscow, and … Read the rest

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