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Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (9 September 1828 - 20 November 1910) was a Russian novelist and anarchist, famous for writing the books War and Peace and Anna Karenina. He was a Christian and believed in non-violence. His work The Kingdom of God is Within You has influenced people like Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King.
He died of pneumonia at Astapovo station in 1910 at the age of 82.