Leo Tolstoy

A Famous Russian Author -By Michael Darmali

Personal Life

Leo Tolstoy was born in September 9,1828 Leo was born at his family's estate, Yasnaya Polyana, in the Tula Province of Russia. Leo Tolstoy wrote a Quotes and this is one of them

“I put men to death in war, I fought duels to slay others. I lost at cards, wasted the substance wrung from the sweat of peasants, punished the latter cruelly, rioted with loose women, and deceived men. Lying, robbery, adultery of all kinds, drunkenness, violence, and murder, all were committed by me, not one crime omitted, and yet I was not the less considered by my equals to be a comparatively moral man. Such as my life for ten years."When Leo was working as a junker for the army,he had free time to kill.During quiet periods he worked on an autobiographical story called Childhood.In it, he wrote his foundest childhood memories. After completing Childhood, Tolstoy started writing his day-to-day at the army outpost

The Story of Leo Tolstoy becoming famous...

In 1852, Tolstoy submitted the sketch to The Contemporary, the most popular journal of the time. The story was eagerly accepted and became Tolstoy's very first published work. Leo became famous by writing novels which are War and Peace and Anna Karenina which are one of the greatest novels in the world.
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