1871 – Born in the Oryol province of Russia on the 9th of August.
1901 – His first collection of stories appeared, and sold a quarter-million copies in short time.
1902 – He was hailed as a new star in Russia, where his name soon became a by-word. He published his short story, "In the Fog".
1904-1908 – His two best known stories may be "The Red Laugh" and The Seven Who Were Hanged.
1914 – Andreyev published little. A play, The Sorrows of Belgium, was written at the beginning of the War to celebrate the heroism of the Belgians against the invading German army.
1917 – The Life of Man.
1919 – Died on the 12th of September.
1922 – The Rape of the Sabine Women.
– He Who Gets Slapped.
1923 – Anathema.