Anton Chekhov Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at September 27, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

Anton Chekhov Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Anton Chekhov Facts

Full NameAnton Chekhov
BirthdateJanuary 29, 1860
Birth PlaceTaganrog, Russia
Age (in 2022)162 Years Old

Anton Chekhov Age & Birthday

Anton Chekhov is best known as Playwright who has born on January 29, 1860 in Taganrog, Russia. Currently, Anton Chekhov is 162 years, 7 months and 28 days old. Anton Chekhov will celebrate 163rd birthday on Sunday, 29th of January 2023. Below the countdown to Anton Chekhov upcoming birthday.

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Anton Chekhov Biography


Russian playwright and short story writer whose most famous works of dramatic realism include Uncle Vanya, The Seagull, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard. His literary work is marked by an objective presentation of character and a reluctance to neatly answer questions.

Before Fame

He came from a peasant background and initially wrote as a way of both supporting his family and paying his own way through medical school. His early literary works include a short story called The Steppe and the Pushkin Prize-winning short fiction collection, At Dusk.


He was a friend of fellow Russian writers, Leo Tolstoy and Maxim Gorky.

Family Life

A bachelor for most of his short life, Chekhov finally married German actress Olga Knipper on May 25th, 1901. Sadly, he died of tuberculosis just three years later.

Associated With

Chekhov's numerous collaborations with renowned Moscow Art Theatre director, Konstantin Stanislavski, resulted in the development of an understated, realistic performance style that revolutionized the study of acting. Stanislavski's teachings directly informed the acting methods developed by such modern teachers as Lee Strasberg (of Hollywood "Method" acting fame), Stella Adler, and Sanford Meisner.

Top Asked Questions about Anton Chekhov

How old is Anton Chekhov in 2022?

Anton Chekhov is 162 years old today.

When was Anton Chekhov born?

Anton Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860 in Taganrog, Russia.

What is Anton Chekhov zodiac sign?

Anton Chekhov zodiac sign is Aquarius.

What was Anton Chekhov best known for?

Anton Chekhov was best known as Playwright.

Fun Facts about Anton Chekhov's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Anton Chekhov's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Anton Chekhov was born on Sunday, 29th day / 04th week of 1860
  • Anton Chekhov has Aquarius zodiac sign and Air element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Anton Chekhov birthday is XXIX.I.MDCCCLX
  • Anton Chekhov's birthstone is Garnet
  • Anton Chekhov's birth flower is Carnation that symbolize fascination, distinction & love
  • Anton Chekhov age in year is 162 years old
  • Anton Chekhov age in month is 1951 months old
  • Anton Chekhov age in day is 59410 days old
  • Anton Chekhov age in hour is 1425840 hours old
  • Anton Chekhov age in minute is 85550400 minutes old
  • Anton Chekhov age in second is 5133024000 seconds old
  • Next Anton Chekhov birthday is on Sunday, January 29th 2023
  • Anton Chekhov age in next birthday (2023) is 163 years old

Historical Events on Anton Chekhov Birthday (January 29)

Below are historical events that coincided with Anton Chekhov's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

1959The first Melodifestivalen is held in Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden.
1963The first inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are announced.
1967The "ultimate high" of the hippie era, the Mantra-Rock Dance, takes place in San Francisco and features Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg.
1980The Rubik's Cube makes its international debut at the Ideal Toy Corp. in Earl's Court, London.
1989Cold War: Hungary establishes diplomatic relations with South Korea, making it the first Eastern Bloc nation to do so.
1991Gulf War: The Battle of Khafji, the first major ground engagement of the war, as well as its deadliest, begins.
1996President Jacques Chirac announces a "definitive end" to French nuclear weapons testing.
2001Thousands of student protesters in Indonesia storm parliament and demand that President Abdurrahman Wahid resign due to alleged involvement in corruption scandals.
2002In his State of the Union address, President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.
2005The first direct commercial flights from mainland China (from Guangzhou) to Taiwan since 1949 arrived in Taipei. Shortly afterwards, a China Airlines flight lands in Beijing.
2009The Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt rules that people who do not adhere to one of the three government-recognised religions, while not allowed to list any belief outside of those three, are still eligible to receive government identity documents.
2009Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich is removed from office following his conviction of several corruption charges, including the alleged solicitation of personal benefit in exchange for an appointment to the United States Senate as a replacement for then-U.S. president-elect Barack Obama.
2013SCAT Airlines Flight 760 crashes near the Kazakh city of Almaty, killing 21 people.
20132013 Alabama bunker hostage crisis, after shooting and killing of school bus driver, 66 years old Charles Albert Poland, Jr, by 65 year old Vietnam War era veteran, Jimmy Lee Dykes.
2017Quebec City mosque shooting: Alexandre Bissonnette opens fire at mosque in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, killing six and wounding 19 others in a spree shooting.
1980The birth of Ivan Klasnic, German-Croatian footballer
1981The birth of Rachna Khatau, Indian-American actress and singer
1983The birth of Biagio Pagano, Italian footballer
1984The birth of Natalie du Toit, South African swimmer
1984The birth of Nuno Morais, Portuguese footballer
1984The birth of Safee Sali, Malaysian footballer
1985The birth of Marc Gasol, Spanish basketball player
1986The birth of Jair Jurrjens, Dutch baseball player
1987The birth of José Abreu, Cuban baseball player
1988The birth of Tatyana Chernova, Russian heptathlete
1988The birth of Shay Logan, English footballer
1988The birth of Aydın Yılmaz, Turkish footballer
1989The birth of Kevin Shattenkirk, American ice hockey player
1993The birth of Nakjoon, South Korean-American singer
1993The birth of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Japanese singer
2008The death of Bengt Lindström, Swedish painter and sculptor (b. 1925)
2008The death of Margaret Truman, American singer and author (b. 1924)
2009The death of Hélio Gracie, Brazilian martial artist (b. 1913)
2011The death of Milton Babbitt, American composer, educator, and theorist (b. 1916)
2012The death of Ranjit Singh Dyal, Indian general and politician, 10th Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry (b. 1928)
2012The death of Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Italian lawyer and politician, 9th President of Italy (b. 1918)
2012The death of Camilla Williams, American soprano and educator (b. 1919)
2014The death of François Cavanna, French journalist and author (b. 1923)
2015The death of Colleen McCullough, Australian neuroscientist, author, and academic (b. 1937)
2015The death of Rod McKuen, American singer-songwriter and poet (b. 1933)
2015The death of Alexander Vraciu, American commander and pilot (b. 1918)
2016The death of Jean-Marie Doré, Guinean lawyer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Guinea (b. 1938)
2016The death of Jacques Rivette, French director, screenwriter, and critic (b. 1928)
2019The death of George Fernandes, Indian politician (b. 1930)
2019The death of James Ingram, American musician (b. 1952)

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