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Alexander Kerensky

1881 - 1970

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Alexander Fyodorovich Kerensky ( KERR-ən-skee, kə-REN-skee; Russian: Алекса́ндр Фёдорович Ке́ренский, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr ˈkʲerʲɪnskʲɪj]; original spelling: Александръ Ѳедоровичъ Керенскій; 4 May [O.S. 22 April] 1881 – 11 June 1970) was a Russian lawyer and revolutionary who was a key political figure in the Russian Revolution of 1917. After the February Revolution of 1917, he joined the newly formed Russian Provisional Government, first as Minister of Justice, then as Minister of War, and after July as the government's second Minister-Chairman. A leader of the moderate-socialist Trudovik faction of the Socialist Revolutionary Party, he was also a vice-chairman of the powerful Petrograd Soviet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Kerensky has received more than 1,637,154 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Alexander Kerensky is the 773rd most popular politician (down from 595th in 2019), the 94th most popular biography from Russia (down from 73rd in 2019) and the 35th 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

Among politicians, Alexander Kerensky ranks 773 out of 15,710Before him are Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Balian of Ibelin, Isabella II of Spain, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, François Hollande, and Trygve Lie. After him are Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor, Lavrentiy Beria, Walter Ulbricht, Justin I, Harald Bluetooth, and Simon of Cyrene.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1881, Alexander Kerensky ranks 10Before him are Stefan Zweig, Pope John XXIII, Béla Bartók, Lu Xun, Anna Pavlova, and Kliment Voroshilov. After him are Enver Pasha, Ludwig von Mises, Walther von Brauchitsch, Roger Martin du Gard, Fernand Léger, and Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist. Among people deceased in 1970, Alexander Kerensky ranks 13Before him are Jimi Hendrix, António de Oliveira Salazar, Sukarno, Yukio Mishima, Max Born, and Hjalmar Schacht. After him are Mark Rothko, François Mauriac, Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Napoleon Hill, Édouard Daladier, and Paul Celan.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Kerensky ranks 94 out of 2,688Before him are Turhan Hatice Sultan (1627), Alexander Suvorov (1730), Valery Legasov (1936), Alexis of Russia (1629), Georgy Malenkov (1902), and Nikolai Yezhov (1895). After him are Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Mikhail Lomonosov (1711), Boris Spassky (1937), Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857), Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850), and Ivan VI of Russia (1740).

Among POLITICIANS In Russia

Among politicians born in Russia, Alexander Kerensky ranks 35Before him are Yaroslav the Wise (978), Grigory Potemkin (1739), Turhan Hatice Sultan (1627), Alexis of Russia (1629), Georgy Malenkov (1902), and Nikolai Yezhov (1895). After him are Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Ivan V of Russia (1666), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), and Sergey Kirov (1886).