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Anton Chekhov (1860–1904)

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was born in 1860, the third of six children to a family of a grocer, in Taganrog, Russia, a southern seaport and resort on the Azov Sea. His father, a 3rd-rank Member of the Merchant's Guild, was a religious fanatic and a tyrant who used his children as slaves. Young Chekhov was a part-time assistant in his father's ... See full bio »

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Novel: "Three Sisters" See more »

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16 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Anton P. Cechov | Anton Pavlovic Cechov | Anton Cechov | Anton Cecof | Anton Cecov | Anton Chechov | Anton Chejov | Anton Chekov | A.P. Csehov | Csehov | Anton Tchekhov | Anton Tchekov | Anton Tjechov | Anton Tschechow | Anton Tsehov | Anton Tshehov | Anton B. Tsjechow | Anton Tsjechow | Anton Tsjekov | Anton P. Txèkhov

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When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams. See more »


Uncle of Olga Tschechowa and Michael Chekhov. See more »


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