Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov got the Aquarius Zodiac sign of the Western Astrology

Born in 1860, Anton Pavlovich Chekhov?Äôs father was a grocer and a 3d rank Member of the Merchant?Äôs Guild. His father was very religious and a tyrant who used his small children as his slaves. At the age of 15 Chekhov was abandoned by his father and lived alone while finishing school. He received a scholarship to the Moscow University Medical School in1979 and graduated in 1884 as a medical doctor. He published short stories and humorous sketches under a pen name and kept his real name for serious medical publications. As a practicing doctor Chekhov kept writing and his first play was Ivanov. He created his own writing style based on originality and brevity. Chekhov used hints and subtle nuances and objectives. In 1888 Chekhov was awarded the Pushkin Prize form the Russian Academy of Sciences. In 1890 Chekhov journeyed to the prison island of Sakhalin. He studies and watched thousands of convicts and in 1894 he published a social analytical essay on the Russian penitentiary system, Island of Sakhalin. His research was later used by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. In 1897 Chekhov returned to his medical practice to stop a cholera epidemic. Chekhov became a playwright who was highly influential in the modern theater. Three sisters, Cherry Orchard, Seagull and Uncle used anticlimax and inferred emotion to get points across. Olga Knipper-Chekhova who played the starring role in his plays became his wife and in 1898. They moved to the Black Sea Resort of Yalta. Chekhov died on July 15, 1904 in Badenweiler, Germany.




The Twelve-Month Western Zodiac Cycle:
Aries
March 21 - April 20

Taurus
April 21 - May 20, 21

Gemini
May 21, 22 - June 21

Cancer
June 22 - July 22
Leo
July 23 - August 22, 23

Virgo
August 23, 24 - September 22, 23

Libra
September 23, 24 - October 22, 23

Scorpio
October 23, 24 - November 22
Sagittarius
November 23 - December 21, 22

Capricorn
December 22, 23 - January 20

Aquarius
January 21 - February 19

Pisces
February 20 - March 20