Minor Figures in Tsarist Russia


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  • Created on: 10-05-14 11:07

1. Who was Karakozov?

  • Minister of Public Instruction 1882-1889
  • Minister of Finance 1862-1868
  • son of a noble who attempted to assassinate Alexander in 1866
  • peasant who saved Alexander II from assassination in 1866
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2. 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

3. Who was Pahlen?

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

4. Who was Timashev?

  • Minister of Internal Affairs 1868-1878
  • peasant who saved Alexander II from assassination in 1866
  • Minister of War 1861-1881
  • Minister of Justice 1862-1867

5. Who was Zamyatnin?

  • Minister of Education 1862-1867
  • Minister of Finance 1862-1868
  • Minister of Justice 1862-1867
  • peasant who saved Alexander II from assassination in 1866

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