Alexander Dmitriyevich Protopopov (1866 – October 27, 1918) was a Russia
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n statesman, politician Octobrist Party.
BiographyMember of Third and Fourth Dumas. Marshal of Nobility
Marshal of Nobility
Marshal of Nobility was an elected position in Russian local self-government prior to the Russian Revolution of 1917.- History :Nobility of each province formed a corporation, Noble Society , governed by the Assembly of Nobility with an elected Marshal of Nobility at its head...
of Korsunsk Uezd (1912), and of Simbirsk Gubernia (1916).
He was Deputy Speaker of the State Duma 1914-1916 and Minister of the Interior from September 16 of 1916 to February 28 of 1917.
He continued the reactionary policies of his predecessor Boris Stürmer
Baron Boris Vladimirovich Stürmer was a Russian statesman. He served as Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, and Interior Minister of the Russian Empire for several months during 1916.- Biography :...
, and was supported by the Empress Alexandra who kept him in office despite the mounting protests against him, and the repeated requests for Tsar Nicholas II to dismiss him.
After the Romanov dynasty fell in the first Russian Revolution
The February Revolution of 1917 was the first of two revolutions in Russia in 1917. Centered around the then capital Petrograd in March . Its immediate result was the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II, the end of the Romanov dynasty, and the end of the Russian Empire...
of 1917, he was arrested and kept in prison until the Bolsheviks executed him in 1918.