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|Full Name||Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy|
|Birth Date||September 9, 1828|
|Death Date||November 20, 1910|
|Born||Yasnaya Polyana, Russia|
|Cause of Death||pneumonia|
|Education||Kazan Federal University|
|Father||Nikolai Ilyich Tolstoy|
|Mother||Princess Mariya Tolstaya Volkonskaya|
Alexandra Lvovna Tolstaya
Maria Lvovna Tolstaya
Lev Lvovich Tolstoy
Tatyana Sukhotina Tolstaya
Michael Lvovich Tolstoy
Tolstoy met Victor Hugo while on a European trip in 1861, and was greatly influenced by the man and his works, particularly Les Miserables.
Tolstoy is the great-great-grandfather of Swedish singer Viktoria Tolstoy.
Tolstoy was a close and longtime friend of Vasily Botkin, and the two often wrote letters to each other.
Tolstoy met Pierre Joseph Proudhon while Proudhon was living in secret exile in Brussels in 1861. Tolstoy was greatly influenced by Proudhon and his philosophies, and even got the name for his future masterpiece War and Peace from a paper that Proudhon was working on.
Vladimir Chertkov was one of Tolstoy's closest religious disciples.
While taking a stand concerning the politics of the Boxer Rebellion, Tolstoy corresponded and became a long-distance friend of Chinese intellectual Gu Hongming, warning him against reform.
Tolstoy was a major and early influencer of Mahatma Gandhi, who was inspired to write to Tolstoy in 1909 after coming across a copy of Tolstoy's Letter to a Hindu. Gandhi requested proof that Tolstoy was indeed the author, and the two men began communicating through letters. Gandhi came to deeply respect Tolstoy, and attributed his early call to nonviolence to the Russian writer. Gandhi was devastated at the news of Tolstoy's death in 1910, so soon after having begun speaking to him and having hoped to one day meet in person. Gandhi named his second ashram "the Tolstoy Colony" in the writer's honor.
Yasnaya Polyana, Russia - Born here, 1828. Grew up here, 1828 - approximately 1840. Lived here, 1847 - 1851. Lived here, 1862 - 1910.
Kazan, Russia - Lived here and attended university here, approximately 1840 - 1847.
Moscow, Russia - Visited here often, 1848 onward. Got married here, 1862.
St. Petersburg, Russia - Visited here often, 1848 onward. Lived here, 1856 - 1857.
Tula, Russia - Visited here often, 1848 - 1851.
Sevastopol, Ukraine - Was stationed in the army here, 1854 - 1855.
Paris, France - Stayed here, 1857 - 1858 and 1860.
Brussels, Belgium - Visited here, 1861.
Astapovo, Russia - Died here, 1910.