Pyotr Stolypin

Pyotr Stolypin

Born: April 14, 1862

Died: September 18, 1911



Biography: Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin served as Prime Minister and the leader of the third Duma, from 1906 to 1911. His tenure was marked by efforts to counter revolutionary groups and by the implementation of noteworthy agrarian reforms. Stolypin's reforms aimed to stem peasant unrest by creating a class of market-oriented smallholding landowners.

Source/Notes: Words on his grave; originally the ending of his Duma speech (24 May 1907)