Alexander Kerensky

Alexander Kerensky Aleksandr Fyodorovich Kerensky. Born in Simbirsk, Russia on April 22nd 1881, died in the USA on June 11th 1970. He was a member of the moderate Labor party until the February Revolution in 1917, when he became a leader in the Socialist Revolutionary party and forced the Bolsheviks underground, arresting Trotsky and several others (Lenin escaped to Finland). The Socialist Revolutionaries became more and more unpopular because they were for fighting in the WWI, and because social reforms were slow to take place. Kerensky headed the provisional Russian government before the Bolshevik takeover in November 1917. He flied to Paris and then to the USA, where he lived and lectured until his death in 1970.

♣ Interesting links:
Alexander Kerensky ~ Spartacus Educational
Alexander Kerensky ~ guysboroughacademy
Putin, Rasputin and Kerensky ~ marxist . com
Alexander Kerensky ~ answer . com

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