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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 805,350 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia is the 126th most popular nobleman (up from 127th in 2019), the 209th most popular biography from Russia (down from 208th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Russian 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 126 out of 843Before him are Prince Vincent of Denmark, Chlodomer, Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Avidius Cassius, Isabella d'Este, and Leopold III, Duke of Austria. After him are Princess Augusta of Bavaria, Miguel I of Portugal, Béla II of Hungary, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, Hugh the Great, and Setnakhte.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1857, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 21Before him are Alfred Binet, Theo van Gogh, Eugen Bleuler, Paul Doumer, Antoni Grabowski, and Axel Munthe. After him are Thorstein Veblen, Andrija Mohorovičić, Alexander of Battenberg, Julius Wagner-Jauregg, Karl Pearson, and Ronald Ross. Among people deceased in 1905, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 7Before him are Jules Verne, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Muhammad Abduh, Ernst Abbe, Ferdinand von Richthofen, and Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg. After him are Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders, Adolph Menzel, Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Élisée Reclus, and Carl Wernicke.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 209 out of 2,688Before him are Witold Pilecki (1901), Raisa Gorbacheva (1932), Alla Pugacheva (1949), Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin (1855), The French Angel (1903), and Gherman Titov (1935). After him are Vasily Stalin (1921), Viktor Korchnoi (1931), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Nikolai Vatutin (1901), Gerhard Barkhorn (1919), and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853).

Among NOBLEMEN In Russia

Among noblemen born in Russia, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia ranks 10Before him are Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904), Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878), Olga of Kiev (890), Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899), Dmitry Donskoy (1350), and Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882). After him are Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853), Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia (1876), Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia (1843), Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (1827), Daniel of Moscow (1261), and Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia (1860).