Alexander Kerensky

1881 - 1970

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Alexander Fyodorovich Kerensky (4 May [O.S. 22 April] 1881 – 11 June 1970) was a Russian lawyer and revolutionary who led the Russian Provisional Government and the short-lived Russian Republic for three months from late July to early November 1917 (N.S.) After the February Revolution of 1917, he joined the newly formed provisional government, first as Minister of Justice, then as Minister of War, and after July as the government's second Minister-Chairman. He was the leader of the social-democratic Trudovik faction of the Socialist Revolutionary Party. Kerensky was also a vice-chairman of the Petrograd Soviet, a position that held a sizable amount of power. Kerensky became the prime minister of the Provisional Government, and his tenure was consumed with World War I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Kerensky has received more than 2,776,878 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Alexander Kerensky is the 726th most popular politician (up from 819th in 2019), the 86th most popular biography from Russia (up from 96th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Russian Politician.

Alexander Kerensky was a Russian lawyer and politician who served as the Prime Minister of Russia from July to October 1917. He had been a leading member of the moderate faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party.

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Among politicians, Alexander Kerensky ranks 726 out of 19,576Before him are Pedro I of Brazil, Peter I of Serbia, Ion Antonescu, Jair Bolsonaro, Justin Trudeau, and Edvard Beneš. After him are Charles IX of Sweden, John III of Sweden, Ptolemy IV Philopator, Valentinian I, Benjamin Harrison, and Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1881, Alexander Kerensky ranks 10Before him are Stefan Zweig, Pope John XXIII, Béla Bartók, Asta Nielsen, Lu Xun, and Anna Pavlova. After him are Hans Kelsen, Enver Pasha, Ludwig von Mises, Kliment Voroshilov, Walther von Brauchitsch, and Roger Martin du Gard. Among people deceased in 1970, Alexander Kerensky ranks 12Before him are Erich Maria Remarque, Abraham Maslow, Jimi Hendrix, Yukio Mishima, Max Born, and Sukarno. After him are Mark Rothko, Nelly Sachs, François Mauriac, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Peter II of Yugoslavia, and Édouard Daladier.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexander Kerensky ranks 86 out of 3,761Before him are Konstantin Stanislavski (1863), Boris Godunov (1552), Michael of Russia (1596), Feodor I of Russia (1557), Alexander Suvorov (1730), and Alexander Scriabin (1871). After him are Otto Wallach (1847), Martti Ahtisaari (1937), Dmitry Medvedev (1965), Alexander Borodin (1833), Alexandra Kollontai (1872), and Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926).


Among politicians born in Russia, Alexander Kerensky ranks 31Before him are Peter II of Russia (1715), Anna of Russia (1693), Ivan III of Russia (1440), Boris Godunov (1552), Michael of Russia (1596), and Feodor I of Russia (1557). After him are Martti Ahtisaari (1937), Dmitry Medvedev (1965), Alexis of Russia (1629), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), and Lev Kamenev (1883).