Anton Pavlovich Chekhov


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Noun1.Anton Pavlovich Chekhov - Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)Anton Pavlovich Chekhov - Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904)
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"I hope Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky will forgive me, since, perhaps it's wrong of me, but as far as form is concerned, I prefer Anton Pavlovich Chekhov. Again, I apologize for this lack of diplomacy towards good Fyodor Mikhaylovich.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov is born in Taganrog, a seaport town in southern Russia, to the son of a serf and the daughter of a merchant, at the beginning of a decade in which both War and Peace and Crime and Punishment will be published by his countrymen.
Anniversaries: 1099: Jerusalem captured by the Crusaders; 1606: Birth of Dutch painter Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn; 1795: The Marseillaise was adopted as the French national anthem; 1904: Death of Russian playwright and author Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; 1912: Social insurance came into effect in Britain; 1939: American Clara Adams became the first woman to complete a round-the-world flight; 1948: Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in Britain; 1965: Close-up pictures from Mars were transmitted by television from the American Mariner IV satellite.