Ivan Nazhivin

Ivan Fyodorovich Nazhivin (Ива́н Фёдорович Нажи́вин) (25 August [6 September] 1874 in Moscow – 5 April 1940 in Brussels) was a Russian writer. He was a follower of Tolstoy, and published mainly in Dmitriy Tikhomirov's Library for the Family and the School.[1]


  • Peasant Children (Krestyanskie deti, 1911–15)
  • Rasputin 1923, translated into English by C. J. Hogarth
  • According to Thomas (NY: Harper Bros. 1931) (Information taken from Physical copy of the book in hand)


  1. ^ Hellman Ben Fairy Tales and True Stories: The History of Russian Literature for Children and Young People (1574 - 2010) 2013 Page 221 "Ivan Nazhivin (1874–1940), a follower of Tolstoy, published mainly in Tikhomirov's Library for the Family and the School. His Peasant Children (Krestyanskie deti, 1911–15) depicts scenes from peasant life, encounters with nature, ..."