There have been other films about the writer, including departure of a grand old man, made in 1912 just two years after his death, how fine, how fresh the roses were (1913), and leo tolstoy, directed by and starring sergei gerasimov in 1984.
Born in yasnaya polyana on september 9, 1828, leo tolstoy belonged to a well known noble russian family he was the fourth among five children of count nikolai ilyich tolstoy and countess mariya tolstaya, both of whom died leaving their children to be raised by relatives. Lev nikolayevich tolstoy, born on 28 august 1828, at yasnaya polyana, krapivensky district, tula gubernia died on 7 november, 1910 at astapovo (now lev tolstoy) station, dankovsky district, ryazan gubernia.
Leo tolstoy's biography this lauded author was born count lev nikolaevich tolstoy in 1828 at iasnaia poliana, his family's estate in russia at times the toast of the town, he also fell out of favor with the russian authorities many times during a long career—both for his political views and failed writing endeavors.
Aleksey was the son of count nikolay alexandrovich tolstoy (1849–1900) and alexandra leontievna turgeneva (1854–1906) his mother was a grand-niece of decembrist nikolay turgenev and a relative of the renowned russian writer ivan turgenev his father belonged to the tolstoy family of russian nobles and was a remote relative of leo tolstoy.
Leo tolstoy biography of leo tolstoy and a searchable collection of works. Biography of leo tolstoy leo nikolaivich tolstoy was born on august 28, 1828 to princess marie volkonsky and count nicolas tolstoy tolstoy was born at yasnaya polyana, the volkonsky manor house on the road to kieff in russia.