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Guchkov, Alexander Ivanovich
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Guchkov, Alexander Ivanovich

(October 13/26, 1862, Moscow – February 14, 1936, Paris), Russian industrialist and politician. Guchkov came from a family of Moscow entrepreneurs. In November 1905, in the course of the first Russian Revolution, he was the founder and leader of the Union of the 17th October. In 1906 he became a member of the Imperial Council, in 1907 a member of the Imperial Duma, and its president in 1910–1911. From the end of 1906 Guchkov was the publisher of the Golos Moskvy (Voice of Moscow) newspaper and from 1915 he was chairman of the Central War Industry Comm…

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Schneider, Gerhard, “Guchkov, Alexander Ivanovich”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 20 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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