Leo Tolstoy
#55 Overall Influence

Leo Tolstoy

Russian writer


Why is this person notable and influential?

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy , usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. He received multiple nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906 and nominations for Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902 and 1910 and the fact that he never won is a major Nobel prize controversy.

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    As a work of 1869 historical fiction, War and Peace showcases a Russia before, during, and after the invasion by Napoleon. Moreover, Tolstoy writes of the glory of epic struggle, the horror of man-to-man combat, and the loveliness of peace.


What schools is this person affiliated with?
Kazan Federal University
Kazan Federal University

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Three Deaths
  • Patriotism and Government
  • Eine Idylle
  • The Raid
  • Sur la tolérance religieuse
  • Diari
  • After the Ball (Tolstoy)
  • Recollections of a Billiard-marker
  • Qu’est-ce que la religion ?
  • La camisa del hombre feliz
  • Hadji Murad
  • Lucerne
  • Les Événements actuels en Russie
  • Patriotism and Christianity
  • Youth
  • Bethink Yourselves!
  • I quattro libri di lettura
  • Aufzeichnungen eines Wahnsinnigen
  • The Cossacks
  • Françoise
  • La Source
  • The Kreutzer Sonata
  • Resurrection
  • Family Happiness
  • A Confession
  • Childhood
  • L’Évasion
  • Hadji Murat
  • The Death of Ivan Ilyich
  • Sur l’éducation religieuse
  • Why Do Men Stupefy Themselves?
  • Too Dear!
  • Church and State
  • A Calendar of Wisdom
  • Alyosha the Pot
  • Das Göttliche und das Menschliche
  • What Is Art?
  • What is my faith
  • Boyhood
  • War and Peace
  • The Slavery of Our Times
  • Two Hussars
  • Master and Man
  • Religion and Morality
  • Polikushka
  • The Forged Coupon
  • Der Traum des jungen Zaren
  • The Wood-Felling
  • Nadolig Papa Panoff
  • Dio - unu por ĉiuj
  • A Morning of a Landed Proprietor
  • God Sees the Truth, But Waits
  • The Awakening: The Resurrection
  • Kholstomer
  • How Much Land Does a Man Need?
  • The Posthumous Notes of the Starets Feodor Kuzmich
  • Lieder im Dorf
  • Anna Karenina
  • L’École de Yasnaïa Poliana
  • Racconti del Ciclo di lettura per i bambini
  • Walk in the Light While There is Light
  • Hadji Murat
  • The Kingdom of God Is Within You
  • What Is to Be Done?

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