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Tsar Nicholas I "The Wise" -Main Character of Leo Tolstoy's Book I
(Prelude to the Russia, The Glorious Years 1836-1920 written in part by Leo Tolstoy and finished by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy.)
I , Leo Tolstoy, shall attempt to document the changes which began ever so slowly January 1 1836* but soon grew to immense proportions.
These decades will become Russia's Trial By Fire. Over the next eighty years the world will be shocked to it's very core.
The most famous of all Russian authors Leo Tolstoy penning the first page of his novel Russia, The Glorious Years
*note: The dates in this text were origonally written according to the Georgian Calender. We have modernized them for your convience