Nineteenth-century Russian author whose most famous works of realism are his epic novels, War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877). His other works include autobiographical novels, novellas, essays, and plays.
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|FULL NAME:||Leo Tolstoy|
|BIRTH DATE:||August 28, 1828|
|AGE:||191 years old|
Leo Tolstoy is a Novelist. 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.
DID YOU KNOW His famous novel, Anna Karenina, is considered a pinnacle of realist fiction.
FACT Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky are considered Russia’s two greatest novelists.
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Currently, Leo Tolstoy is 191 years old. He will celebrate his 192nd birthday on a Thursday, August 28th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Leo Tolstoy’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgo’s life pursuit is to do the right thing and a secret desire to love and be loved in return. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, books, nature, cleanliness and dislike rudeness, asking for help and taking center stage. The strengths of this sign are: loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, worry, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.
Leo Tolstoy was born in the Year of the Rat. People born in this year are clever and charming. They’re curious, but sometimes too motivated by money. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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