Alexander Vasilyevich Kolchak (Russian: Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Колча́к; 16 November [O.S. 4 November] 1874 – 7 February 1920) was a Russian admiral, military leader and polar explorer who served as Supreme Ruler of Russia from 1918 to 1920 during the Russian Civil War.
Aleksandr Vasilyevich Kolchak, Arctic explorer and naval officer, who was recognized in 1919–20 by the “Whites” as supreme ruler of Russia; after his overthrow he was put to death by the Bolsheviks. At the outbreak of World War I, Kolchak was flag captain of the Baltic fleet.
In November 1918, an authoritarian White Russian admiral, Alexander Kolchak, overthrew a provisional government in Siberia that the Czechs had supported.
Legendary Russian Admiral Alexander Kolchak did not allow Allied interventionists to take Russia’s gold reserves out of the country. He was, in the end, betrayed by French General Maurice Janin...
Alexander Kolchak was a commander in the Russian Imperial Navy during World War One and a Polar explorer. He is best known, however, as one of the leaders of the White anti-Bolshevik movement in...
During the Civil War in Russia, Admiral Alexander Kolchak tried to become the head and symbol of the anti-Bolshevik movement. Yet, all of his ambitious plans ended in complete failure. Despite...
(1873 – 1920), admiral, supreme ruler of White forces during the Russian civil war. Following his father's example, Alexander Kolchak attended the Imperial Naval Academy, and graduated second in his class in 1894.
Alexander Vasilyevich Kolchak was a Russian admiral, military leader and polar explorer who served as Supreme Ruler of Russia from 1918 to 1920 during the Russian Civil War. Previously, he served in the Imperial Russian Navy and fought in the Russo-Japanese War and World War I.
Alexander Kolchak was one of the White leaders during the civil war that followed the November 1917 Revolution. Kolchak was an admiral in Russia’s navy and had been a follower of Alexander Kerensky and his Provisional Government that governed before the Bolshevik takeover. Kolchak was born in 1874 in the city of St. Petersburg.
The Russian admiral Aleksandr Vasilievich Kolchak (1873-1920) commanded the White forces during the Russian civil war and proclaimed himself supreme ruler of Russia. Aleksandr Kolchak was born in St. Petersburg. He received his military training at the Russian Naval Academy, graduating in 1894.