Alexander Chekhov

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Birthday
22, 1855
Birthplace
Taganrog, Russia
Death Date
May 29, 1913 (57)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1855
Birthplace
Taganrog, Russia
Death Date
May 29, 1913 (57)

About

A late 19th-century Russian fiction writer and essayist, he was the older brother of the famous playwright, Anton Chekhov. The elder Chekhov wrote under several pseudonyms and published works in magazines such as The Spectator and The Alarm Clock.

Before Fame

He attended Moscow State University. After graduating, he worked for the Russian customs service.

Trivia

He published articles in the Odessa newspaper.

Family Life

He was born in Taganrog, Russia. He had a son with Natalya Golden.

Associated With

His famous younger brother, Anton Chekhov, wrote such classic works of dramatic realism as The Cherry Orchard, Uncle Vanya, and The Seagull.