Upon closer examination, kind of Thick, you may notice that the writers of the Lion and two Alekseev has family ties. They are all descended from a noble family of Tolstoy, whose roots begin in Germany. In the mid-14th century their ancestor INDRIS left the country and was baptized in Chernigov.

Pedigree Thick

Actually kind of Fat family begins with his great-grandson, whose name was Andrey Kharitonovich. He, after living in the Chernigov settled in Moscow. His first descendants were soldiers, which was a sort of tradition. However, in subsequent generations in the family of Thick steel to be state great political and literary figures.


The closest ancestors of Leo and Alexei Nikolaevich and Alexei Konstantinovich is Pyotr Andreyevich Tolstoy. He was born two sons. One of them couldn't have children, and the second became the father of several sons, among which should be allocated Ilya and Andrew. They brought to light the immediate family of these three great writers.
Leo Tolstoy was born in 1828 in Tula province. His father was Nikolai Ilyich Tolstoy, who was the son of Ilya Andreyevich.

Branch Ilya Tolstoy is famous for the appearance of Leo Tolstoy and Aleksey Konstantinovich. They have each other cousins. Alexey appeared through several generations. Judging by the relationship, for the Leo Tolstoy he is the great-nephew of the fourth generation. The relationship, of course, very far, but still it shows that they have common roots and can be considered their family, not just namesakes.

Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born in 1883. His birthplace was the town of Nikolaevsk. His father is count Nikolai Tolstoy.

A study of the kind of Thick do many biographers, and has already drawn up a fairly detailed family tree. They all confirm the fact that in this genus there are three well-known writers who appeared in different periods of time. The oldest of these writers is Alexey. He was born in 1817 in St. Petersburg. His father was Konstantin Petrovich Tolstoy, who is the brother of the famous painter F. P. Tolstoy.