Sophia Tolstaya

Sophia Tolstaya

Name Sophia Tolstaya
Profession Family Member
Date of Birth 1844-08-22
Place of Birth Russia
Age 75 yrs
Death Date 1919-11-04
Birth Sign Leo

About Sophia Tolstaya

Wife of the famed Russian author Leo Tolstoy.

Early Life Experience of Sophia Tolstaya

She was formally introduced to Tolstoy when she was eighteen and he was already an accomplished author in his thirties.

Trivia Info

Much like a character in one of his books, Leo Tolstoy gave his wife his diary to read so that they would begin their marriage without any secrets.

Family Life and Relationship

She and her two sisters were the daughters of a doctor named Andrey Evstafievich Behrs. She had thirteen children with Leo Tolstoy and helped him with his manuscripts.

Close Associates

Jude Law starred in the 2012 film adaptation of her husband’s famous work Anna Karenina.