GOOG Celebrates Leo Tolstoy With Google Doodle

Google (GOOG) is celebrating Leo Tolstoy in its Google Doodle for Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

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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.

To learn more about Leo Tolstoy, click here.


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