Question: When did Alexander Danilovitch Menschikoff die?

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Russian soldier and statesman, born in humble life at Moscow; became servant to Lefort, on whose death he succeeded him as favorite of Peter the Great, whom he accompanied to Holland and England; in the Swedish War (1702-1713) he won renown, and was created field-marshal on the field of Pultowa; he introduced to the Czar Catharine, afterwards czarina, whom he captured at Marienburg, and when Peter died secured the throne for her; during her reign and her successor's he governed Russia, but his ambition led the nobles to banish him to Siberia 1727. Lived from 1672 to 1729.
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