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  1. Anton Chekhov Kiana Starks Ashley Benkert

  2. Born: January 29, 1860 • He started writing plays to support his family. • ..Few years later • Became a full time writer • Awarded Pushkin Prize

  3. Born the third of six children • Brought his family freedom before Emancipation • Founder of two rural schools • Chekhov obtained a scholarship to study medicine • Became a doctor after graduating from Moscow University Medical School.

  4. Plays: • The Three Sisters • The Cherry Garden • The Wedding

  5. His stories were published in paper and that’s how he gain fame. • He entered medical to school because he got a degree. • Cause of his death: Tuberculosis

  6. Birthplace: Taganrog, Ukraine • Became a well-known writer in St. Petersburg. • Place of Death: Badenweiler, Germany

  7. Sources • http://people.brandeis.edu/~teuber/chekhovbio.html#PersonalInformation • http://www.online-literative.com/anton_chekhov/

  8. True/False 1. He an only child. 2. He known for his short stories. 3. He born in the 1900’s. 4. He awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. 5. He was born in Ukraine.

  9. 6. He became a writer to become famous. 7. He died of an illness. 8. He wrote both plays and books. 9. He was a chemist. 10. He was a doctor.