Category:Aleksandr Kolchak

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Alexander Kolchak  (1874–1920) link=Creator: wikidata:Q185718 q:ru:Александр Васильевич Колчак
Alexander Kolchak
Alternative names Aleksandr Vasilyevich Kolchak
Description Russian politician, explorer, military officer and oceanographer
Date of birth/death 4 November 1874 (in Julian calendar) 7 February 1920
Location of birth/death Alexandrovskoye Irkutsk
Work location Omsk
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Alexander Vasilyevich Kolchak (Russian: Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Колча́к, 16 November [O.S. 4 November] 1874 – 7 February 1920) was a Russian naval commander, polar explorer and later - the Commander-in-Chief of the counter-revolutionary anti-communist Russian Army (White forces) during the Russian Civil War. As Supreme ruler of Russia (1918–1920), he was recognized in this position by all the heads of the White movement, 'De jure - Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, 'De facto' - Entente States. He was also a prominent expert on naval mines and a member of the Russian Geographical Society. Among Kolchak's awards are the St. George Gold Sword for Bravery given for his actions in the battle of Port Arthur and the Great Gold Constantine Medal from the Russian Geographic Society.

See also ru:Категория:Изображения:Адмирал Колчак


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