(born Aleksandr Fyodorovich Kerensky) 1881-1970; Russ. revolutionary leader: prime minister of Russia (July-Nov., 1917), overthrown by the Bolshevik Revolution: in the U.S. after 1940
Kerensky Sentence Examples
"ALEXANDER FEODOROVICH KERENSKY (1881-), Russian politician, was born in 1881, the son of the principal of a high school in Saratoff.
When troubles broke out in Turkestan and were supported by military force, Kerensky went to the affected districts and published a scathing indictment of the policy of the Government in Central Asia.
As a member of the Duma he attained a certain notoriety by impassioned speeches and appeals for root-and-branch reform, but he was never conspicuous for steady work or constructive statesmanship. When the first Revolutionary Government was formed people were astonished to hear that Kerensky had been nominated Minister of Justice.