Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy

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Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
BornAleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy
(1883-01-10)10 January 1883
Nikolayevsk, Samara Governorate, Russian Empire (now Pugachyov, Russia)
Died23 February 1945(1945-02-23) (aged 62)
Moscow, RSFSR, Soviet Union
OccupationNovelist, poet, journalist, writer
GenreScience fiction, historical fiction
SpouseJ. Rožanska


Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: Алексей Николаевич Толстой; 10 January 1883 [O.S. 29 December 1882] – 23 February 1945) was a Russian writer.

Today, Tolstoy is mostly known for his books of fiction. He wrote many books set in historical times. He also wrote what is called science fiction today. In the 1920s he wrote about a trip to Mars. This story was later used for a movie.