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Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov wrote both plays and short stories. He is generally listed in the first rank of Russian playwrights and in the high second rank (a notch below Pushkin and Tolstoy) as a writer of prose.…

Anton Yelchin

Name at birth: Anton Viktorovich YelchinAnton Yelchin was the actor who played Chekov in three Star Trek films before he was killed in a freak auto accident at the age of 27. Born in Russia to figure…

Robert Anton Wilson

Robert Anton worked as an associate editor for Playboy magazine from 1966-71 and wrote several books, including the science fiction series known as the Schrodinger's Cat Trilogy. He was the co-author…

Anton Philips Biography

Anton Philipselectronics manufacturerBorn: 1874Birthplace: The Netherlands Anton joined the light bulb business run by his brother Gerard in 1895; he began working as a salesperson and by 1921…

Franz Anton Mesmer

Franz Anton Mesmer was the Austrian physician after whom mesmerism was named, a famously flamboyant believer in the healing powers of an unknown physical property he dubbed "animal magnetism." He enj…

Apolo Anton Ohno

Apolo Anton Ohno is the short-track speedskater whose eight Winter Olympic medals are more than any other American in history. Apolo Ohno won his first gold medal in 1500-meter short track speedskatin…

Chester Anton CHESNEY

CHESNEY, Chester Anton, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 9, 1916; attended St. Hyacinth and Lane Technical High School; was graduated from the De Paul U…

Anton Joseph JOHNSON

JOHNSON, Anton Joseph, a Representative from Illinois; born in Peoria, Ill., October 20, 1878; attended the public schools and the School of Agriculture of the University of Missouri at Columbi…

Anton Frank MACIEJEWSKI

MACIEJEWSKI, Anton Frank, a Representative from Illinois; born in Anderson, Grimes County, Tex., January 3, 1893; attended the public schools of Cicero, Ill., and Lewis Institute, Chicago, Ill.…

John Anton BLATNIK

BLATNIK, John Anton, a Representative from Minnesota; born in Chisholm, St. Louis County, Minn., August 17, 1911; attended the public schools and was graduated from Chisholm High School in June…