Andreyev, Leonid Nikolayevich

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Born: Aug 09, 1871 AD
Died: 1919 AD, at 48 years of age.

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.
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