Why Famous: Russian novelist from the Golden Age of Russian literature.
Famous for his novellas and larger novels such as "Notes from Underground" (1864), "Crime and Punishment" (1866) and "The Brothers Karamazov" (1880).
- 1867-02-15 Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky (45) weds Anna Snitkina at Trinity Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia
- 1846-01-15 Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky's first novel "Poor Folk" is published in the St Petersburg Collection almanac
- 1849-04-23 Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky and members of the Petrashevsky Circle are arrested in St. Petersburg
- 1849-12-22 The execution of Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky by firing squad is called off at the last second
- 1880-06-08 Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky delivers an emotional speech at the unveiling of a monument to Pushkin in Moscow