Prince Aleksander Mikhailovich
[al-ig-zan-der mi-hahy-luh-vich,, -zahn-;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr myi-khahy-luh-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər mɪˈhaɪ lə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr myɪˈxaɪ lə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1798–1883, Russian diplomat and statesman.
Prince Gorchakov did not take the bait with the alacrity that was expected.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8 Various
In 1882, after the retirement of Gorchakov, the relations with Russia again improved.
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Princess Gorchakov, a distant relative of Tolstoi, a lady-in-waiting, and principal of one of the Moscow gymnasiums.
The Journal of Leo Tolstoi (First Volume–1895-1899) Leo Tolstoi
It would not be exorcised by the brutal jeers of Bismarck and the fine railleries of Gorchakov.
Notes on Life and Letters Joseph Conrad
On leaving the lyceum Gorchakov entered the foreign office under Count Nesselrode.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2 Various
Braila was the spot chosen by the Russian general Gorchakov for crossing the Danube with his division in 1854.
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