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Andreyev, Leonid Nikolayevich

Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1919 AD
Nationality: Russian
Categories: Artists, Authors

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.