Anton Chekhov, also known as Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, was born on 29 January 1860. He was a Russian playwright and a short-story writer. Chekhov's parents were Pavel Yegorovich Chekhov and Yevgeniya.
Chekhov did his schooling in Classical Gymnasium in Taganrog. After his schooling, Chekhov joined the Moscow University Medical School in 1879. He completed his graduation in 1884 and practised general medicine for about ten years. While he was a student, Chekhov published numerous short stories.
Some of his important works are,
- Uncle Vanya
- Three sisters
- Cherry Orchard
Anton Chekhov died on 15 July 1904.
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