Alexander Kerensky

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Birthday
4, 1881
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jun 11, 1970 (89)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1881
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jun 11, 1970 (89)

About

Remembered as both the Prime Minister of Russia and the Minister and Chairman of the Russian Provisional Government of 1917, Kerensky was a prominent member of the Socialist Revolutionary Party.

Before Fame

In the early 1900s, he earned a law degree from St. Petersburg University.

Trivia

Following the October Revolution of 1917, Kerensky lived in exile in France, Australia, and the United States.

Family Life

His mother, Nadezhda Adler Kerensky, was the child of a Russian-German aristocrat, and his father, Fyodor Kerensky, was a teacher who counted among his students the future Russian leader Vladimir Lenin. In 1904, Alexander Kerensky married Olga Lvovna Baranovskaya.

Associated With

He played a key role in the February Revolution of 1917 that removed Tsar Nicholas II from power.