Kerensky
biographical name Aleksandr Fyodorovich 1881-1970 Russian revolutionary

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  • Kerensky — [kə ren′skē′; ] Russ [ kye′ryen skē] Aleksandr Feodorovich [ä΄lyek sän′dər fyō̂΄dō̂ rō̂′vich] 1881 1970; Russ. revolutionary leader: prime minister of Russia (July Nov., 1917), overthrown by the Bolshevik Revolution: in the U.S. after 1940 * * …   Universalium

  • Kerensky — [kə ren′skē′; ] Russ [ kye′ryen skē] Aleksandr Feodorovich [ä΄lyek sän′dər fyō̂΄dō̂ rō̂′vich] 1881 1970; Russ. revolutionary leader: prime minister of Russia (July Nov., 1917), overthrown by the Bolshevik Revolution: in the U.S. after 1940 …   English World dictionary

  • Kerensky — Alexandre Kerensky Alexandre Kerensky Alexandre Fiodorovitch Kerensky [en russe : Александр Фёдорович Керенский] (2 mai 1881 (22 avril selon le calendrier julien) 11 juin 1970 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kerensky — noun Russian revolutionary who was head of state after Nicholas II abdicated but was overthrown by the Bolsheviks (1881 1970) • Syn: ↑Aleksandr Feodorovich Kerensky • Instance Hypernyms: ↑statesman, ↑solon, ↑national leader …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kerensky — Ke•ren•sky [[t]kəˈrɛn ski[/t]] n. big Aleksandr Feodorovich, 1881–1970, Russian revolutionary leader: premier 1917; in the U.S. after 1946 …   From formal English to slang

  • Kerensky-Krasnov uprising — is the term used in Soviet historiography to denote an attempt of Alexander Kerensky to retake power from Bolsheviks.After the October Revolution, Kerensky escaped the Bolsheviks and went to Pskov, where he rallied loyal troops for an attempt to… …   Wikipedia

  • Kerensky, Alexander — (1881–1970)    Head of the Russian Provisional Government at the time of the Bolshevik revolution in October 1917, Alexander Kerensky was born in Simbirsk in 1881, 11 years after the birth in the same town of Vladimir Lenin, the future Bolshevik… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Kerensky Offensive — Infobox Military Conflict conflict = Kerensky Offensive partof = the Eastern Front during World War I caption = Operations on the Eastern Front in 1917. date = July 1 to July 19, 1917 place = Galicia, Central Europe result = Central Powers… …   Wikipedia

  • Kerensky, Aleksandr Fyodorovich — ▪ prime minister of Russia born April 22 [May 2, New Style], 1881, Simbirsk [now Ulyanovsk], Russia died June 11, 1970, New York, N.Y., U.S.  moderate socialist revolutionary who served as head of the Russian provisional government from July to… …   Universalium

  • Kerensky, Aleksandr (Fyodorovich) — born May 2, 1881, Simbirsk, Russia died June 11, 1970, New York, N.Y., U.S. Russian political leader. A prominent lawyer, he joined the Socialist Revolutionary Party and was elected to the fourth Duma (1912), where he became a noted orator. After …   Universalium

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