Mikhail Aleksandrovich Stakhovich

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Stakhovich

Mikhail Aleksandrovich Stakhovich (Russian: Михаи́л Алекса́ндрович Стахо́вич; 20 January 1861, Oryol Governorate – 23 September 1923, Aix-en-Provence) was a Russian politician.

Stakhovich was elected to the Duma in 1906 and again to the second Duma in 1907, leading the Party of Peaceful Renovation.

He was appointed Governor-General of Finland by the Russian Provisional Government on March 20, 1917 after the job was refused by Vladimir Dmitrievich Nabokov amongst others. He resigned on September 17.

After the Governor-General's post Stakhovich was pointed as Ambassdor to Madrid but he never reached to the destination before the October Revolution.

Stakhovich died in exile in Aix-en-Provence, France in 1923.

Political offices
Preceded by
Franz Albert Seyn
Governor-General of Finland
Succeeded by
Nikolai Vissarionovich Nekrasov
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