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Age82 (age at death)
Birthday 28 August, 1828
Birthplace Yasnaya Polyana, Russian Empire
Died 20 November, 1910
Place of Death Astapovo, Russian Empire
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality Russian
Occupation Writer
Claim to Fame Widely considered one of the world's greatest novelists. War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877).
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Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (; Russian: Лев Николаевич Толстой, tr. Lev Nikoláyevich Tolstóy; 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), 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 Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906, and nominations for Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902 and 1910, and his miss of the prize is a major Nobel prize controversy.

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