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Name  Aleksandr Nelidov

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Died  September 17, 1910, France
Education  Saint Petersburg State University

Aleksandr Nelidov (1838–1910) was a Russian diplomat.


Early life

He was born in St. Petersburg. He studied law and Oriental languages in St. Petersburg University.


He entered diplomatic service in 1855. He was Secretary to the Russian embassies at Athens, Munich and Vienna.

In 1872 he became Councillor to the Russian embassy in Constantinople. He directed the diplomatic office at the headquarters of the Russian army during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–1878. He was an active part in negotiations that led to the Peace treaty of San Stefano and later the Treaty of Berlin.

He was Ambassador to Saxony in 1879. Nelidov helped settle the Armenian question and Balkan difficulties. He was Ambassador to Italy (1897–1903) and Ambassador to France (1903–1910).

He presided over the 1907 Hague Peace Conference.

He died from apoplexy on 18 September 1910, which he contracted while passing through Munich on 8 August.


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