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Stürmer, Boris Vladimirovich
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Stürmer, Boris Vladimirovich

( July 27, 1848, Bezhetsk – September 2, 1917, Petrograd), Russian politician (prime minister). Stürmer entered state service in 1872; he served in the Tsarist Council of Ministers, in the Ministry of the Interior, and as governor of Novgorod and then Yaroslavl. He became a member of the Imperial Council in 1904. On February 2, 1916, on the recommendation of the Tsarina and probably also Rasputin, the Tsar appointed him president of the Ministerial Council. Stürmer saw …

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Lindemann, Mechthild, “Stürmer, Boris Vladimirovich”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 27 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2015

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