KURAKIN Alexander B.( Statesman)
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Biography KURAKIN Alexander B.
Kurakin Alexander Borisovich (1697 - 1749) - politician. One of the first predstaivteley Russian aristocracy, educated abroad. In 1722 - 1724 years - the Russian ambassador in Paris. Taken active steps to ensure the neutrality of France with the help of Turkey during the Persian campaign of Peter I (1722-1723). In 1729 he returned to Russia and held several positions pridvonyh active policy is not affected.