The Google Doodle featuring Leo Tolstoy celebrates the late author’s 108th birthday. It includes a slideshow that highlights some of his most well known works. This includes War and Peace, Anna Karenina and The Death of Ivan Ilyich.
Here are a few things to know about Leo Tolstoy, as collected from Biography.com.
- He was born on September 9 in 1828 in Tula Province, Russia.
- Tolstoy wrote War and Peace in the 1860s.
- He had three brothers.
- Tolstoy wrote several novels while fighting in the Crimean War.
- He died on November 20, 1910 in Astapovo, Russia.
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