Leo Tolstoy was born on August 28, 1828 (age 81) in Russia. He is a celebrity author. His popular books are War and Peace (1867), Anna Karenina (1877), Childhood (1852), Resurrection (1899) and The Death of Ivan Ilyich (1886). He died on November 20, 1910, Lev Tolstoy, Russia. He had 2 children Alexandra Tolstaya, Sergei Lvovich Tolstoy.
A celebrated writer, a recognized moralist and a distinguished social reformer “ Leo Tolstoy needs no introduction of sorts. He is regarded as the greatest Russian literary giant, who gave the world some of the most remarkable piece of writings. A master of realistic fiction, Tolstoy's novels are even today considered amongst the finest literary works. Through his works, Tolstoy not just became one of the greatest writers ever known, but a living symbol of someone in search of life's meaning. What is interesting to note is that Tolstoy's panache for writing enabled him to bring out masterpieces from everyday activities of people. He possessed a gift for describing his characters and their purpose with Ã©lan. Most of Tolstoy's stories are built around his fond and lasting memories of childhood. While Tolstoy had an emotionally toiling early life, much of his later life was built around moralistic and ascetic views. He experienced a spiritual awakening in the last three decades of his life, post which he became a moral thinker and social reformer. It was his doctrine of non-resistance to evil which inspired Mahatma Gandhi and influenced the latter into walking on the path of non-cooperation and non-violence. Not just Gandhi, Tolstoy had a great influence on Martin Luther King Jr as well. His works, ˜War and Peace', ˜Anna Karenina' and ˜The Death of Ivan Ilyich', still rank among the world's top literary pieces.
He was born into Russian nobility as the child of Count Nikolai Ilyich Tolstoy and Countess Mariya Tolstaya. He had four siblings. Tolstoy's marriage to Sophia Andreevna Behrs started blissfully, however his radical beliefs eventually strained the relationship. He had a total of 14 children.
He set out to study law at Kazan University, but was a poor student. After leaving his studies behind and accruing considerable gambling debts, he followed his brother into the army.
His famous novel, Anna Karenina, is considered a pinnacle of realist fiction.
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As far as we know Leo Tolstoy has died November 20, 1910 ( age 82)
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Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky are considered Russia's two greatest novelists.
● Leo Tolstoy was born on August 28, 1828 (age 81) in Russia ● He is a celebrity author ● His popular books are War and Peace (1867), Anna Karenina (1877), Childhood (1852), Resurrection (1899) and The Death of Ivan Ilyich (1886) ● He died on November 20, 1910, Lev Tolstoy, Russia● He had 2 children Alexandra Tolstaya, Sergei Lvovich Tolstoy
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