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Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia

1878 - 1918

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Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (Russian: Михаи́л Алекса́ндрович; 4 December [O.S. 22 November] 1878 – 13 June 1918) was the youngest son and fifth child of Emperor Alexander III of Russia and youngest brother of Nicholas II. He was de jure Emperor of Russia after his brother Nicholas II abdicated in 1917 and proclaimed his brother "Emperor Michael II", but Michael declined to take power a day later. Michael was born during the reign of his paternal grandfather, Alexander II. He was then fourth in line to the throne after his father and elder brothers Nicholas and George. After the assassination of his grandfather in 1881, he became third in line and, in 1894, after the death of his father, second in line. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia has received more than 1,727,234 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia is the 65th most popular nobleman (down from 52nd in 2019), the 116th most popular biography from Russia (down from 94th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Russian Nobleman.

Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia was the youngest son of Emperor Alexander III of Russia and Empress Maria Feodorovna. He was heir to the throne until his father's death in 1894.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 65 out of 1,415Before him are Robert Guiscard, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Philip the Bold, Charles, Count of Valois, Philippe II, Duke of Orléans, and Olga of Kiev. After him are Philippe of Belgium, Jeanne d'Albret, Edward the Black Prince, Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Giuliano de' Medici, and Lady Jane Grey.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1878, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 6Before him are Lise Meitner, Janusz Korczak, Reza Shah, John B. Watson, and Martin Buber. After him are Pancho Villa, Werner von Blomberg, Gustav Stresemann, André Citroën, Pyotr Wrangel, and Lucien Febvre. Among people deceased in 1918, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 19Before him are Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, Georg Simmel, Alexandra Feodorovna, Karl Ferdinand Braun, Louis Renault, and Otto Wagner. After him are Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia, Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Georgi Plekhanov, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, and Roland Garros.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 116 out of 3,761Before him are Mikhail Lomonosov (1711), Boris Spassky (1937), Grigory Potemkin (1739), Alexander Kolchak (1874), Olga of Kiev (890), and Dzhokhar Dudayev (1944). After him are Ivan V of Russia (1666), Sergey Kirov (1886), Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Feodor III of Russia (1661), Vasily Chuikov (1900), and Mikhail Sholokhov (1905).

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