Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy

1883 - 1945

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Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: Алексе́й Никола́евич Толсто́й; 10 January 1883 [O.S. 29 December 1882] – 23 February 1945), nicknamed the Comrade Count, was a Russian writer who wrote in many genres but specialized in science fiction and historical novels. During World War II he served on the Extraordinary State Commission of 1942-1947 which "ascertained without reasonable doubt" the mass extermination of people in gas vans by the German occupiers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy has received more than 343,235 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy is the 454th most popular writer (down from 442nd in 2019), the 157th most popular biography from Russia (down from 144th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Russian Writer.

Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy is most famous for being a Russian writer who wrote War and Peace, Anna Karenina, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich.

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Among writers, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy ranks 454 out of 5,794Before him are Johannes V. Jensen, William S. Burroughs, Pierre de Marivaux, Henri Barbusse, Sayyid Qutb, and Lysias. After him are Louisa May Alcott, Herta Müller, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Harold Pinter, Tulsidas, and Wu Cheng'en.

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Among people born in 1883, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy ranks 25Before him are Pierre Laval, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Theo van Doesburg, Semyon Budyonny, Johannes Blaskowitz, and Maurice Utrillo. After him are Andrey Vyshinsky, Lon Chaney, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, Celâl Bayar, Douglas Fairbanks, and Wang Jingwei. Among people deceased in 1945, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy ranks 35Before him are Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Hermann Fegelein, Ernst Busch, Hans Krebs, August von Mackensen, and Edgar Cayce. After him are Theodore Dreiser, Roland Freisler, Friedrich Fromm, Robert Ley, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, and Josef Kramer.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy ranks 157 out of 2,688Before him are Joseph Brodsky (1940), Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795), Pavel Cherenkov (1904), Andrey Vlasov (1901), Alexei Rykov (1881), and Sergei Diaghilev (1872). After him are Dmitry Donskoy (1350), Alexei Kosygin (1904), Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Anatoly Karpov (1951), Felix Steiner (1896), and Gala Dalí (1894).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy ranks 22Before him are Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), Ivan Krylov (1769), Ivan Goncharov (1812), Sergei Yesenin (1895), and Joseph Brodsky (1940). After him are Abai Qunanbaiuly (1845), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), Ivan Bunin (1870), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Alexander Herzen (1812), and Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828).