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Sholem Aleichem

AKA Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich

Born: 2-Mar-1859 [1]
Birthplace: Pereyaslav, Ukraine
Died: 13-May-1916
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Mount Carmel Cemetery, Queens, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Ukraine
Executive summary: Fiddler on the Roof

Military service: Russian Army

Emigrated to the United States in 1905, fleeing a pogrom.

[1] Old Style, 18 February 1859, New Style, 2 March 1859.

Father: Menachem-Nukhem Rabinovich (scholar)
Mother: Khaye-Ester (d. 1872 cholera)
Wife: Olga Loyev (m. 1883)
Son: Michael ("Misha", d. 1915 tuberculosis)
Son: Nahum ("Numa")
Daughter: Chaja Esther ("Ernestine")
Daughter: Sarah ("Lialia")
Daughter: Noomi ("Emma")
Daughter: Miriam ("Marusia")

    Bankruptcy 1890
    Naturalized US Citizen
    Ukrainian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Diabetes

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