Mikhail A. Bulgakov (Mikhail Afanasyevich Bulgakov)

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Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now Ukraine]
Mikhail A. Bulgakov was a Russian writer and medical doctor known for big screen adaptations of his books, such as Beg (1971) and Master i Margarita (1994).

He was born Mikhail Afanasievich Bulgakov on May 15, 1891, in Kiev, Russia (now Kiev, Ukraine). He was the first of six children in the family of a theology professor. His family belonged to the intellectual elite of Kiev. Bulgakov with his brothers took part in the demonstration commemorating the death of Leo Tolstoy. Bulgakov graduated with honors from the Medical School of Kiev University in 1915. Read more...