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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 121,056 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov is the 546th most popular military personnel (up from 557th in 2019), the 472nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 452nd in 2019) and the 39th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov ranks 546 out of 1,468Before him are Callimachus, Ante Gotovina, Ugo Cavallero, Otto Kumm, Yue Jin, and Aleksei Antonov. After him are Qi Jiguang, August Hirt, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, Jack Phillips, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, and Werner Ostendorff.

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Among people born in 1787, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov ranks 11Before him are François Guizot, Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Vuk Karadžić, Rasmus Rask, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, and Franz Xaver Gruber. After him are Otto von Kotzebue, Johann Nicolaus von Dreyse, Guillaume Henri Dufour, Edmund Kean, Delphine LaLaurie, and James Weddell. Among people deceased in 1869, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov ranks 10Before him are Alphonse de Lamartine, Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Ghalib, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Johann Friedrich Overbeck, and Antoine-Henri Jomini. After him are Thomas Graham, Carl Loewe, Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, Hijikata Toshizō, Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and Roger Fenton.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov ranks 472 out of 3,262Before him are Iziaslav II of Kiev (1097), Marina Raskova (1912), Valery Bykovsky (1934), Alexei Navalny (1976), Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899), and Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (1859). After him are Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), Catharina of Württemberg (1783), Alexander Grin (1880), Viktor Suvorov (1947), Daniil Kharms (1905), and Werner Ostendorff (1903).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov ranks 39Before him are Pavel Nakhimov (1802), Zinovy Rozhestvensky (1848), Roza Shanina (1924), Lauri Törni (1919), Dmitry Pozharsky (1577), and Fyodor Ushakov (1745). After him are Werner Ostendorff (1903), Filipp Golikov (1900), Alexander Pokryshkin (1913), Valery Gerasimov (1955), Mikhail Alekseyev (1857), and Sergey Akhromeyev (1923).