Mikhail Alekseyev

1857 - 1918

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Mikhail Vasilyevich Alekseyev (Russian: Михаил Васильевич Алексеев) (15 November [O.S. 3 November] 1857 – 8 October [O.S. 25 September] 1918) was an Imperial Russian Army general during World War I and the Russian Civil War. Between 1915 and 1917 he served as Tsar Nicholas II's Chief of Staff of the Stavka, and after the February Revolution, was its commander-in-chief under the Russian Provisional Government from March to May 1917. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Alekseyev has received more than 158,838 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Mikhail Alekseyev is the 599th most popular military personnel (down from 594th in 2019), the 503rd most popular biography from Russia and the 44th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Mikhail Alekseyev ranks 599 out of 2,058Before him are Husband E. Kimmel, Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours, Süleyman Pasha, Yue Jin, Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, and Khalil al-Wazir. After him are Nicolaus von Below, Minamoto no Yorimitsu, Peucestas, Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, William Stuart-Houston, and Ugo Cavallero.

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Among people born in 1857, Mikhail Alekseyev ranks 46Before him are Cécile Chaminade, Wilhelm Johannsen, Eugène Atget, Theodor Escherich, Vladimir Bekhterev, and Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden. After him are Émile Coué, Christian Michelsen, Le Pétomane, Theodor Kittelsen, Williamina Fleming, and Cyril Genik. Among people deceased in 1918, Mikhail Alekseyev ranks 58Before him are Vasily Radlov, Charles-Émile Reynaud, Paul von Rennenkampf, Princess Anna of Prussia, Victor Adler, and August Oetker. After him are Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland, Sidónio Pais, Hermann von Eichhorn, Carl Schlechter, Fritz von Below, and Michel Zevaco.

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Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Alekseyev ranks 503 out of 3,761Before him are Vladimir Markovnikov (1838), Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (1859), Oleg Protopopov (1932), Korney Chukovsky (1882), Gavrila Derzhavin (1743), and Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia (1798). After him are Mikhail of Tver (1271), Ivan Bilibin (1876), Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia (1850), Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), Nikolay Gumilyov (1886), and Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Mikhail Alekseyev ranks 44Before him are Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov (1737), Dmitry Pavlov (1897), Dmitry Utkin (1970), Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov (1787), Dmitry Pozharsky (1577), and Filipp Golikov (1900). After him are Nikolay Gumilyov (1886), Lauri Törni (1919), Mikhail Skobelev (1843), Sergey Biryuzov (1904), Werner Ostendorff (1903), and Markian Popov (1902).