|Date of Birth||1844-08-22|
|Place of Birth||Russia|
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.
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.
Jude Law starred in the 2012 film adaptation of her husband’s famous work Anna Karenina.