Alexander Kolchak

1874 - 1920

Alexander Kolchak

Alexander Vasilyevich Kolchak KB (Russian: Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Колча́к; 16 November [O.S. 4 November] 1874 – 7 February 1920) was an Imperial Russian admiral, military leader and polar explorer who served in the Imperial Russian Navy and fought in the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905 and the First World War. During the Russian Civil War of 1917-1922 he established an anti-communist government in Siberia—later the Provisional All-Russian Government—and became recognised as the "Supreme Leader and Commander-in-Chief of All Russian Land and Sea Forces" by the other leaders of the White movement from 1918 to 1920. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Kolchak has received more than 736,740 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,113th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Alexander Kolchak ranks 1,107 out of 14,801Before him are John III of Portugal, F. W. de Klerk, Napoléon, Prince Imperial, Kenan Evren, Ladislaus I of Hungary, and Justin Trudeau. After him are Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, Amenemhat I, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Letizia Ramolino, Humayun, and Chun Doo-hwan.

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Among people born in 1874, Alexander Kolchak ranks 16Before him are Chaim Weizmann, Ernst Cassirer, Edward Thorndike, Max Scheler, Gertrude Stein, and G. K. Chesterton. After him are Carl Bosch, António Egas Moniz, Sunjong of Korea, Talaat Pasha, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, and Ernest Shackleton. Among people deceased in 1920, Alexander Kolchak ranks 8Before him are Amedeo Modigliani, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Wilhelm Wundt, Peter Carl Fabergé, Eugénie de Montijo, and Robert Peary. After him are Max Bruch, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Anders Zorn, Alexander of Greece, John Reed, and Jeanne Hébuterne.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Kolchak ranks 125 out of 2,050Before him are Arnold Sommerfeld (1868), Maurice, Prince of Orange (1567), Feodor III of Russia (1661), Vasily Chuikov (1900), Mikhail Botvinnik (1911), and Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897). After him are Ilya Prigogine (1917), Andrey Kolmogorov (1903), Paul Karrer (1889), Vladimir Tatlin (1885), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), and Alexander Glazunov (1865).


Among politicians born in Russia, Alexander Kolchak ranks 45Before him are Grigory Potemkin (1739), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), Martti Ahtisaari (1937), Maurice, Prince of Orange (1567), Feodor III of Russia (1661), and Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897). After him are Vasili III of Russia (1479), Walther Funk (1890), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Dmitry Medvedev (1965), Nikolai Bulganin (1895), and Alexei Rykov (1881).

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