Aleksander Danilovich Menshikov

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Aleksander Danilovich Menshikov
Prince Menshikov
A. Menshikov (Kuskovo).jpg
Prince Menshikov bi an anonymous artist.
Full name
Aleksander Danilovich Menshikov
Born16 November 1673
Moscow, Roushie
Dee'd23 November 1729 (aged 56)
Berezov, Roushie Empire
Spoose(s)Daria Mikhailovna Arsenieva
FaitherDaniel Menshikov

Aleksander Danilovich Menshikov (Roushie: Алекса́ндр Дани́лович Ме́ншиков, tr. Aleksándr Danílovič Ménšikov; 16 November [A.S. 6 November] 1673 – 23 November [A.S. 12 November] 1729) wis a Roushie statesman, whose official teetles included Generalissimus, Prince o the Roushie Empire and Duke o Izhora (Duke o Ingria), Prince o the Haly Roman Empire, Duke o Cosel. A highly appreciated associate an friend o Tsar Peter the Great, he was the de facto ruler o Roushie for twa years. He constructed the Menshikov Pailace, in saunt Petersburg. He also commisioned the Grand Menshikov Pailace on the Gulf o Finland near the Peterhof Pailace.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

He mairit Darya Mikhailovna Arsenyeva.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Princess Maria Alexandrovna Menshikova (26 December 1711 – 1729) engaged tae Grand Duke Peter an died o smallpox in exile.
  2. Princess Alexandra Alexandrovna Menshikova (17 December 1712 – 13 September 1736) mairit Gustav von Biron, brither o Ernst Johann von Biron, died in childbirth.
  3. Prince Alexander Alexandrovich Menshikov, Duke o Ingria (Mairch 1714 – 27 November 1764) engaged tae Grand Duchess Natalia Alexeyevna but eventually mairit Princess Yelizaveta Petrovna Golitsyna an haed issue.

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