Mikhail Belyaev

Mikhail Alekseyevich Belyaev (Russian: Михаи́л Алексе́евич Беля́ев; December 23, 1863  1918) was a Russian general of the Infantry, statesman, Chief of Staff of the Imperial Russian Army from August 1, 1914, to August 10, 1916, and was the last Minister of War of the Russian Empire from January 3, 1917, to February 28, 1917.

Mikhail Alekseyevich Belyaev
Михаи́л Алексе́евич Беля́ев
Minister of War
In office
3 January 1917  28 February 1917
MonarchNicholas II
Preceded byDmitry Shuvayev
Succeeded byAlexander Guchkov (As Minister of War of the Russian Republic)
Chief of the General Staff
In office
1 August 1914  10 August 1916
MonarchNicholas II
Preceded byNikolai Yanushkevich
Succeeded byPyotr Averyanov
Personal details
BornDecember 23, 1863
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died1918 (aged 54-55)
Petrograd, Russian SFSR
Military service
Allegiance Russian Empire
Branch/service Russian Imperial Army
Years of service1885–1917
Rank General of the Infantry
Battles/warsRusso-Japanese War
World War I
Awardssee awards

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