First Entry: Sunday, November 11, 2018, 02:15
Alexander Tolstoy, grandson of the great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, rested yesterday at the cemetery of Kardamili.
The late had bought a dwelling in the Mani town since the 1970s, and in recent years lived for at least 9 months a year in Kardamili. He was born in France 87 years ago and was the son of one of 14 Leo Tolstoy's children.
According to information from friends and acquaintances, Alexander Tolstoy served in the diplomatic corps of France and was a linguist: As Kardamyli residents said, he spoke all the Balkan languages and many local dialects (Sarakatsian, Vlach, etc.).
Alexandre Tolstoi accompanied his husband Nicole and his daughters Natasha and Tatiana yesterday in his last home.
Leon Tolstoy is considered one of the greatest writers of all time.
Last updated: Sunday, November 11, 2018, 02:15