Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov

1787 - 1869

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Prince Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov (Russian: Князь Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Ме́ншиков; 26 August 1787 – 2 May 1869) was a Russian nobleman, military commander and statesman. He was made adjutant general in 1817 and admiral in 1833. A great-grandson of Alexander Danilovich Menshikov, Duke of Ingria, and a cognatic descendant of the Princely House of Golitsyn (another of his great-grandfathers was Prince Mikhail Golitsyn, the military governor of Åbo during the Russian occupation in the Great Northern War). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov has received more than 147,537 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov is the 516th most popular military personnel (up from 555th in 2019), the 451st most popular biography from Russia (up from 470th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Russian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov ranks 516 out of 2,058Before him are Theodor Busse, Andriy Melnyk, Pierre Cambronne, Sigismund Korybut, Franz Böhme, and Gao Shun. After him are Adem Jashari, Stonewall Jackson, Bo'orchu, Hans-Jürgen Stumpff, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and Ernst Lindemann.

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Among people born in 1787, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov ranks 12Before him are Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Rasmus Rask, Guillaume Henri Dufour, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, and Franz Xaver Gruber. After him are Eléonore Denuelle de La Plaigne, Otto von Kotzebue, Edmund Kean, Friedrich Krupp, Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi, and Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse. Among people deceased in 1869, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov ranks 10Before him are Ghalib, Allan Kardec, Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Johann Friedrich Overbeck, and Hijikata Toshizō. After him are Thomas Graham, Antoine-Henri Jomini, Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, Giovanni Battista Bugatti, Carl Loewe, and Alexander Dargomyzhsky.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov ranks 451 out of 3,761Before him are False Dmitry II (1600), Patriarch Filaret of Moscow (1553), Yaroslav II of Vladimir (1191), Elsa Triolet (1896), Alexander Afanasyev (1826), and Dmitry Muratov (1961). After him are Sergey Nechayev (1847), Ales Bialiatski (1962), Nikolay Bobrikov (1839), Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich of Russia (1554), Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), and Yuri Nikulin (1921).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov ranks 41Before him are Pavel Nakhimov (1802), Viktor Kulikov (1921), Fyodor Ushakov (1745), Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov (1737), Dmitry Pavlov (1897), and Dmitry Utkin (1970). After him are Dmitry Pozharsky (1577), Filipp Golikov (1900), Mikhail Alekseyev (1857), Nikolay Gumilyov (1886), Lauri Törni (1919), and Mikhail Skobelev (1843).