Alexander Bezak

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Alexander Pavlovich Bezak (Russian: Александр Павлович Безак, 1800 – December 30, 1868) was an Imperial Russian Army general. He commanded the Kiev Military District from 1865 to 1868, and simultaneously was Governor-General of the Southwestern Krai. During his time as the governor-general of the Southwestern Krai, he implemented civil and economic reforms, which included promoting the advancement of ethnic Russian bureaucrats and reducing the rights available to the Polish szlachta and Jews.[1]

Alexander Pavlovich Bezak
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DiedDecember 30, 1868
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
AllegianceRussian Empire
Service/branchImperial Russian Army
Commands heldKiev Military District
Battles/warsRusso-Turkish War
November Uprising
Crimean War


  1. ^ Hillis, Faith (2013-11-27). Children of Rus': Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation. Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801469251.

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Preceded by Commander of the Kiev Military District
January 19, 1865 – December 30, 1868
Succeeded by