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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 150,485 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Mikhail Alekseyev is the 585th most popular military personnel (down from 519th in 2019), the 505th most popular biography from Russia (down from 423rd in 2019) and the 44th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Mikhail Alekseyev ranks 585 out of 1,468Before him are Ikrima ibn Abi Jahl, Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Archduke Joseph Karl of Austria, Thersites, and Nguyễn Ngọc Loan. After him are Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier, Hans Speidel, Sergey Akhromeyev, Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, Otto von Kotzebue, and Seishirō Itagaki.

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Among people born in 1857, Mikhail Alekseyev ranks 46Before him are Wilhelm Johannsen, Theodor Escherich, Cécile Chaminade, Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden, Theodor Kittelsen, and Ida Tarbell. After him are Émile Coué, Christian Michelsen, Cyril Genik, Williamina Fleming, Le Pétomane, and Fergus Suter. Among people deceased in 1918, Mikhail Alekseyev ranks 55Before him are István Tisza, Ivan Cankar, Princess Anna of Prussia, Stepan Shaumian, Daniel Burley Woolfall, and Vasily Radlov. After him are Sai Baba of Shirdi, Victor Adler, George Tupou II, Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich of Russia, Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, and August Oetker.

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Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Alekseyev ranks 505 out of 3,262Before him are Leonid Gaidai (1923), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Dmitry Muratov (1961), Alexander Butlerov (1828), Gavrila Derzhavin (1743), and Rodion Shchedrin (1932). After him are Sergey Akhromeyev (1923), Vyacheslav Tikhonov (1928), Mukhtar Auezov (1897), Boris Kustodiev (1878), Mikhail Chigorin (1850), and Viktor Abakumov (1908).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Mikhail Alekseyev ranks 44Before him are Fyodor Ushakov (1745), Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov (1787), Werner Ostendorff (1903), Filipp Golikov (1900), Alexander Pokryshkin (1913), and Valery Gerasimov (1955). After him are Sergey Akhromeyev (1923), Nikolay Gumilyov (1886), Werner Kempf (1886), Sergei Skripal (1951), Ivan Panfilov (1893), and Mikhail Skobelev (1843).