Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist and Christian anarachist and pacifist

Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910) was a Russian novelist, best known for his works War and Peace and Anna Karenina. His understanding of the Sermon on the Mount led him to become a Christian anarchist and pacifist, and through works such as The Kingdom of God Is Within You his ideas on nonviolent resistance influenced Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

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