Historical Who is Who
1860 - 1904
Dramatist and story-teller, he was a shrewd observer of human behaviour and the temptation to ‘sell-out’ which come from worldly recognition and status. He put integrity ahead of public preferment, as instanced by his loyalty to a fellow author (Gorky) instead of any royal reward.
An introduction to Anton Chekhov (7 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKKYtByZlx8