Mikhail Rodzianko

Mikhail Vladimirovich Rodzianko (Russian: Михаи́л Влади́мирович Родзя́нко; Ukrainian: Михайло Володимирович Родзянко; 21 February 1859, Yekaterinoslav Governorate 24 January 1924, Beodra, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes) was a Russian statesman of Ukrainian origin. Known for his colorful language and conservative politics, he was the State Councillor and chamberlain of the Imperial family, Chairman of the State Duma and one of the leaders of the February Revolution of 1917, during which headed the Provisional Committee of the State Duma. He was a key figure in the events that led to the abdication of Nicholas II of Russia on 15 March 1917.[1]

Mikhail Vladimirovich Rodzianko
5th Chairman of the State Duma
In office
22 March 1911  6 October 1917
MonarchNicholas II
Prime MinisterPyotr Stolypin
Vladimir Kokovtsov
Ivan Goremykin
Boris Stürmer
Alexander Trepov
Nikolai Golitsyn
Preceded byAlexander Guchkov
Succeeded byIvan Rybkin (1994)
Personal details
Born(1859-02-21)21 February 1859
Popasnoye, Novomoskovsky Uyezd, Yekaterinoslav Governorate, Russian Empire
Died25 January 1924(1924-01-25) (aged 64)
Beodra, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Political partyUnion of October 17
Alma materPage corps
OccupationPolitician, Chairman of the State Duma
Military service
Allegiance Russian Empire
Branch/service Imperial Guards
Years of service1877-1885

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