Tolstoyan movement
The Tolstoyan movement is a social movement based on the philosophical and religious views of Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910). Tolstoy's views were formed by rigorous study of the minis...
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Gandhi Was Shot On January 30th, 1948 By The Hindu Fanatic Nathuram Godse.
The 20th century's most famous apostle of non-violence himself met a violent end. Mohandas Mahatma ('the great soul') Gandhi, who had taken a leading role in spearheading the campaign for independence...
India without Gandhi
On January 30th 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in Delhi, by a Hindu extremist opposed to his conciliatory policies towards the subcontinent's Muslims and overtures of peace to Pakistan. We repr...
Gandhi Was Shot On January 30th, 1948 By The Hindu Fanatic Nathuram Godse.
The 20th century's most famous apostle of non-violence himself met a violent end. Mohandas Mahatma ('the great soul') Gandhi, who had taken a leading role in spearheading the campaign for independence...
Mahatma Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (/ˈɡɑːndi, ˈɡæn-/; [ˈmoːɦənd̪aːs ˈkərəmtʃənd̪ ˈɡaːnd̪ʱi]; 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of Indian independence movement in British-ruled I...
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Gandhism
Gandhism is a body of ideas and principles that describes the inspiration, vision and the life work of Mahatma Gandhi. It is particularly associated with his contributions to the idea of nonviolent re...
Brotherhood Church
The Brotherhood Church is a Christian anarchist and pacifist community. An intentional community with Quaker origins has been located at Stapleton, near Pontefract, Yorkshire, since 1921.
The chu...
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Georgy Gapon
Georgiy Apollonovich Gapon (Russian: Гео́ргий Аполло́нович Гапо́н; 17 February [O.S. 5 February] 1870 — 10 April [O.S. 28 March] 1906) was a Russian Orthod...
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Kenjirō Tokutomi
Kenjirō Tokutomi (徳富 健次郎, Tokuyomi Kenjirō, December 8, 1868 in Minamata, Japan - September 18, 1927 in Ikaho) was a Japanese writer and philosopher. He was the younger brother of historian To...
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Quit India Movement
The Quit India Movement (Hindi: भारत छोड़ो आन्दोलन Bhārat Chhodo Āndolan), or the India August Movement (August Kranti), was a civil disobedience movement launched in India on 8 August 1942 by Mo...
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Saneatsu Mushanokōji
Saneatsu Mushanokōji (武者小路 実篤(實篤), Mushanokōji Saneatsu, 12 May 1885– 9 April 1976) was a Japanese novelist, playwright, poet, artist, and philosopher active during the late Taishō and Shōwa p...
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Alexandra Tolstaya
Alexandra (Sasha) Lvovna Tolstaya (Russian: Александра Львовна Толстая; 18 July 1884 – 26 September 1979) was the youngest daughter and secretary of the noted Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy.Although...
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Abraham Yehudah Khein
Abraham Yehudah Khein (1878 in Chernigov–5 October 1957) was a Hasidic Rabbi in the Ukrainian town Nyezhin and a pacifist anarchist. Khein belonged to the Hasidic Chabad tradition by family descent a...
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Partition of India
The Partition of India was the partition of the British Indian Empire that led to the creation of the sovereign states of the Dominion of Pakistan (it later split into the Islamic Republic of Pakista...
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Whiteway Colony
Whiteway Colony was a residential community in the Cotswolds in the parish of Miserden near Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK. The community was founded in 1898 by Tolstoyans and today has no spare land ava...
Dmitry Khilkov
Prince Dmitry Aleksandrovich Khilkoff (most often spelled Khilkov, sometimes also Hilkov or Hilkoff) (1858–1915) went from being an officer in the Czar's Army to a Tolstoyan preaching Pacifism to a So...
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Takeo Arishima
Takeo Arishima (有島 武郎, Arishima Takeo, March 4, 1878 – June 9, 1923) was a Japanese novelist, short-story writer and essayist during the late Meiji and Taishō periods. His two younger brothers...
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Arvid Järnefelt
Arvid Järnefelt (16 November 1861 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire – 27 December 1932 in Helsinki, Finland) was a Finnish judge and writer.Arvid's parents were general and governor August Aleksa...
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Non-cooperation movement
The non-cooperation movement was a significant phase of the Indian independence movement from British rule. It was led by Mahatma Gandhi and was supported by the Indian National Congress. After the Ja...
The Kingdom of God Is Within You
The Kingdom of God Is Within You (Russian: Царство Божие внутри вас [Tsarstvo Bozhiye vnutri vas]) is a non-fiction book written by Leo Tolstoy. A philosophical treatise, the book was first publis...
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Vladimir Chertkov
Vladimir Grigoryevich Chertkov (Russian: Влади́мир Григо́рьевич Чертко́в; also transliterated as Chertkoff, Tchertkoff or Tschertkow (3 November [O.S. 22 October] 1854 – November...
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Boris Pasternak
Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (/ˈpæstərˌnæk/; Russian: Бори́с Леони́дович Пастерна́к; [bɐˈrʲis lʲɪɐˈnʲidəvʲɪtɕ pəstʲɪrˈnak]; 10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1890 – 30 ...
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Indian independence movement
The term Indian Independence Movement encompasses activities and ideas aiming to end first East India Company rule (1757–1858), then the British Raj (1858–1947). The independence movement saw various...
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Leopold Sulerzhitsky
Leopold Antonovich Sulerzhitsky (Russian: Леопольд Антонович Сулержицкий) (1872-1916) was a Russian theatre director, painter and pedagogue of Polish descent. He is associated with the Moscow Art ...
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A Letter to a Hindu
"A Letter to a Hindu" (also known as "A Letter to a Hindoo") was a letter written by Leo Tolstoy to Tarak Nath Das in 14 December 1908. The letter was written in response to two letters sent by Das, s...
Life and Labor Commune
The Life and Labor Commune was a Tolstoyan agricultural commune founded in 1921 and disbanded as a state run collective farm in 1937. The commune was founded near Moscow but was later resettled in cen...
Leonid Pasternak
Leonid Osipovich Pasternak (born Yitzhok-Leib, or Isaak Iosifovich, Pasternak; Russian: Леони́д О́сипович Пастерна́к, 3 April 1862 N.S. – 31 May 1945) was a Russian post-impressionist painter. He ...
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Valentin Bulgakov
Valentin Fyodorovich Bulgakov (Russian: Валентин Фёдорович Булгаков; 25 November 1886 Kuznetsk, Russian Empire – 22 September 1966 Yasnaya Polyana, Tula Oblast, Soviet Union) was the last secreta...
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Aylmer and Louise Maude
Aylmer Maude (28 March 1858 – 25 August 1938) and Louise Maude (1855–1939) were English translators of Tolstoy's works, and Aylmer Maude also wrote his friend Tolstoy's biography. After living many ye...
Assassination of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, better known as Mahatma Gandhi, was assassinated on 30 January 1948, shot at close range by Nathuram Godse. Gandhi was outside on the steps of a building where a prayer mee...
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