Pavel Milyukov

Pavel Nikolayevich Milyukov[2] (Russian: Па́вел Никола́евич Милюко́в, IPA: [mʲɪlʲʊˈkof]; 27 January [O.S. 15 January] 1859  31 March 1943) was a Russian historian and liberal politician. Milyukov was the founder, leader, and the most prominent member of the Constitutional Democratic party (known as the Kadets). In the Russian Provisional Government, he served as Foreign Minister, working to prevent Russia's exit from the First World War.

Pavel Nikolayevich Milyukov
Milyukov in 1916
Member of the Russian Constituent Assembly
In office
25 November 1917  20 January 1918[lower-alpha 1]
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
ConstituencyPetrograd Metropolis
Minister of Foreign Affairs[lower-alpha 2]
In office
2 March 1917  1 May 1917
MonarchNicholas II
Emperor Michael II
Prime MinisterGeorgy Lvov
Preceded byNikolai Pokrovsky
(for Russian Empire)
Succeeded byMikhail Tereshchenko
Member of the Russian State Duma
In office
March–April 1906  6 October 1917
Personal details
Pavel Nikolayevich Miliukov

(1859-01-27)27 January 1859
Moscow, Russian Empire
Died31 March 1943(1943-03-31) (aged 84)
Aix-les-Bains, Savoie, France
Resting placeBatignolles Cemetery, Paris
Political partyConstitutional Democratic
Alma materImperial Moscow University (1882)
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