Chekhov, Anton

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Chekhov, Anton Gender: M
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich
born on 17 January 1860 Jul.Cal. (29 Jan 1860 greg.) at 00:10 (= 12:10 AM )
Place Taganrog, Russian Federation, 47n12, 38e56
Timezone LMT m38e56 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 08°16' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 12°04 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 29°29'

Anton Chekhov


Russian writer of short stories and plays who is still pertinent and popular. He is noted as one of the greatest Russian literary figures of all time.

Chekhov studied at Moscow University School of Medicine and he practiced medicine until 1886, at which time he devoted all of his time to his writing. He started writing his humorous stories for newspapers and magazines while he was in medical school, publishing his first work, "The Fairy Tales of Malpomerne" in 1884. His most noted works included the plays "The Seagull" in 1896 and "The Three Sisters" in 1901.

After being a long-term bachelor, he married Olga Knipper, an actress, on 05/25/1901. His health was deteriorating and travel for curative purposes would be less lonesome with Olga. Chekhov died of tuberculosis at age 44, 7/02/1904, Badenweiler, Germany after traveling to the Black Forest spa upon the advice of his physician.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • friend relationship with Gorky, Maxim (born 14 March 1868 Jul.Cal. (26 Mar 1868 greg.))
  • role played of/by Gielgud, John (born 14 April 1904). Notes: Gielgud played Chekhov in 1968 TV show, "From Chekhov with Love"


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1884 (First published)
  • Work : New Career 1886 (Stopped medicine, started writing full time)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1896 (His play "Seagull" released)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1901 (Published "The Three Sisters")

Source Notes

Bordoni quotes a biography, "At midnight someone called to tell his father that the baby was coming. He returned in 20 minutes and said it was a boy." (AA, 3/1980, wrote, "about daybreak is accepted in Russia as Chekhov's birth time")


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Tuberculosis (Terminal)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage less than 3 Yrs (Less than three years)
  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Married at 41)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Creativity (Literary genius)
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Greatest Russian literary name)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book