Loading...

Fyodor Dostoevsky (Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky)

Search on Amazon

Biography

Moscow, Russian Empire [now Russia]
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky was born on November 11, 1821, in Moscow, Russia. He was the second of seven children of Mikhail Andreevich and Maria Dostoevsky. His father, a doctor, was a member of the Russian nobility, owned serfs and had a considerable estate near Moscow where he lived with his family. It's believed that he was murdered by his own serfs in revenge for the violence he would commit against them while in drunken rages. As a child Fyodor was traumatized when he witnessed the rape of a young female serf and suffered from epileptic seizures. Read more...

Writing

0
0
0
0