Today Google celebrates 186th birthday of the most renowned and celebrated Russian writer and philosopher, Leo Tolstoy with a high graphics driven parallax doodle. He was born on September 9th, 1828 in Yasnaya Polyana, the family estate in the Tula region of Russia.
The slideshow doodle begins with an image of a bearded Tolstoy busy writing at his desk by candlelight before presenting scenes from his most famous works, including War and Peace, Anna Karenina and The Death of Ivan Ilyich.
His other notable works include: The Resurrection,Master and Man, Family Happiness, A confession along with a variety of short stories, plays and essays. Tolstoy breathed his last on 20th November 1910 at age of 82 in Astapovo, Russian Empire.