Minor Figures in Tsarist Russia


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1. Who was Golovnin?

  • Minister of Education 1862-1867
  • Minister of Justice from 1867 (first minister of Justice to hold a law degree)
  • Minister of Public Instruction 1882-1889
  • Minister of Finance 1862-1868
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2. Who was Vera Zasulich and what did she do?

  • member of Land and Liberty, shot and wounded Trepov (Governor of St Petersburg) in 1877
  • a populist, shot and killed Trepov (Governor of St Petersburg) in 1878
  • member of Land and Liberty, shot and wounded Trepov (Governor of Moscow) in 1874
  • member of the Black Partition, shot Trepov (Governor of St Petersburg) in 1879

3. Who was Alexandra Feodorovna?

  • Alexander II's long-term mistress
  • Alexander III's wife
  • Nicholas II's wife
  • Alexander II's first wife

4. What did Shuvalov do for the army?

  • reduced military service from 15 years to 5 in 1878
  • reduced military service from 15 years to 6 in 1874
  • reduced military service from 25 years to 15 in 1864

5. Who was Pahlen?

  • Minister of Public Instruction 1882-1889
  • Minister of Justice from 1867 (first minister of Justice to hold a law degree)
  • Minister of Education 1862-1867
  • Minister of Finance 1862-1868

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