This silhouette is the only image of Maria Nikolaevna Volkonskaya (1790 – 1830), Leo Tolstoy's mother. 1810s. #Leo_Tolstoy
Sophia Andreyevna Tolstaya (1844 – 1919), née Behrs, and Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828 – 1910). A wife and a husband. 1862. #Leo_Tolstoy
Three great Russian writers – Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910), Maxim Gorky (1868 – 1936) and Anton Chekhov (1860 – 1904). Crimea, Russia, 1901. #Leo_Tolstoy
Top Ten cine de trabajadores: La huelga (Stchka, 1925, Sergei M. Eisenstein)
Lannes, Jean 1st Duc de Montebello, 1st Prince de Siewierz (April 1769-May 1809) Marshal of the Empire. Ranks with Davout and Masséna as Napoleon's ablest generals.
Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910) is at the terrace of his house in Yasnaya Polyana estate. 1898. #Leo_Tolstoy
Philipok: De Leon Tolstoi, illustré par Gennady Spirin: Livres
1a Sergey Grigoreyevich Volkonsky (1788-1865) was born into one of the most distinguished and oldest of the Russian aristocratic families. Educated abroad, he rose to Major General and was wounded in Eylau. Childhood friend of Czars Nicholas I and Alexander I. Inspired by his war experiences, prepared a report with reform proposals to Karansky. Disillusioned with the resistance to reform he joined the Decembrists.