About Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand's Life
Ayn Rand wrote fiction, plays, and dystopians.
Born in St. Petersburg Russia
Taught herself to read at age six
Ayn Rand did marry at some point in her life to Frank O'Connor.
Decided her career early on at age 9. And stuck to it
Her family temporarily moved to crimea
In late 1925 she was granted permission to go to the states to visit her family for a short time, but decided to stay, never to return to Russia again.
Graduates from Yevpatoria High School in 1921
She graduated from Leningrad State University 2 days later she enrolls in Technicum for screen arts, in 1924.
In 1926, she moved to Chicago with some relatives of hers.
She became an official US citizen on March 13, 1931.
The last time she had spoken to her parents was in 1939.
She permanently moves to New York City in 1951.
Rand received the honorary doctorate from Lewis and Clark University in 1963.
Rand also taught a nonfiction writing course in 1969.
- AYn Rand passes away March 6, 1982 in New York City.