Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy bio

Birth Name: Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: August 28, 1828

Date Of Death: November 20, 1910

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Russian

Leo Tolstoy was born on the 28th of August, 1828. He was famous for being a Novelist. 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.

Leo Tolstoy was born in Russia. 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.

Leo Tolstoy was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Leo Tolstoy was born in 1820s.

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Leo Tolstoy’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Leo Tolstoy’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Leo Tolstoy was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy
NICKNAME: Lev Tolstoi, Lev Tolstoy, Leo Tolstoi, ??? ???????
RELIGION: Russian Orthodox
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Leo Tolstoy was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Leo Tolstoy was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Leo Tolstoy had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Leo Tolstoy’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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