Leo Tolstoy, Russian Writer

detail of Tolstoy in peasant garb by Ilya Repin

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy
  • Known as: Leo Tolstoy
  • Birth: September 9, 1828, Yasnaya Polyana, Russia
  • Death: November 20, 1910, Lev Tolstoy, Russia
  • Language: Russian
  • Who he was: Russian writer of novels War and Peace; Anna Karenina; A Confession; The Death of Ivan Ilyich; short stories
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GBWW (+10YP); GGB (+PGR 1, 3); LRP; HCF; Bloom; GC

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