Henri Troyat 1911–
(Pseudonym of Lev Tarassoff) Russian-born French novelist, biographer, short story writer, and dramatist.
Troyat is a highly popular writer, known for his multi-volume historical sagas. He has also written several biographies of important Russian figures, such as Fedor Dostoevski, Aleksander Pushkin, and Catherine the Great.
(See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. 45-48 and Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vol. 2.)