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Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia

1857 - 1905

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Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia (Сергей Александрович; 11 May 1857 – 17 February 1905) was the fifth son and seventh child of Emperor Alexander II of Russia. He was an influential figure during the reigns of his brother Emperor Alexander III of Russia and his nephew Emperor Nicholas II, who was also his brother-in-law through Sergei's marriage to Elizabeth, the sister of Tsarina Alexandra.Grand Duke Sergei's education gave him lifelong interests in culture and the arts. Like all male members of the Romanov dynasty, he followed a military career, and he fought in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78, receiving the Order of St George for courage and bravery in action. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia has received more than 862,592 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia is the 133rd most popular nobleman (down from 126th in 2019), the 209th most popular biography from Russia (down from 208th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Nobleman.

Sergei Alexandrovich was the second son of Tsar Alexander II of Russia and his first wife, Maria Alexandrovna. He was a younger brother of Alexander III of Russia and a half-brother of Nicholas II. He became heir apparent to the Russian throne after the assassination of his father in 1881.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 133 out of 842Before him are Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Miguel I of Portugal, Sophia of Hanover, and Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany. After him are Leopold III, Duke of Austria, Isabella d'Este, Christina of Denmark, Robert the Strong, Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria, and Princess Augusta of Bavaria.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1857, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 22Before him are Eugen Bleuler, Alexander of Battenberg, Theo van Gogh, Thorstein Veblen, Ronald Ross, and Julius Wagner-Jauregg. After him are Axel Munthe, Andrija Mohorovičić, Paul Doumer, Antoni Grabowski, Lucien Lévy-Bruhl, and Georg Michaelis. Among people deceased in 1905, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 6Before him are Jules Verne, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Muhammad Abduh, Ernst Abbe, and Ferdinand von Richthofen. After him are Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, Adolph Menzel, Louise Michel, Carl Wernicke, and Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 209 out of 3,262Before him are Alla Pugacheva (1949), Mikhail Suslov (1902), Andrei Tupolev (1888), Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia (1895), Öz Beg Khan (1282), and Ivan I of Moscow (1288). After him are Roman Abramovich (1966), Alexander Herzen (1812), The French Angel (1903), Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821), Vasily II of Moscow (1415), and Fritz Albert Lipmann (1899).

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