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Alexander Ageevich Abaza (Александр Агеевич Абаза 1821–1895) was one of the most liberal of the advisors of Alexander II of Russia. He served as minister of finance from 1880-1881, and unsuccessfully urged the tsar to transform Imperial Russia into a constitutional monarchy. In his career he also served as State Comptroller (1871-1874) and as chairman of State Council's Department of the State Economy (1874-1880 and 1884-1892).

Preceded by
Samuil Greyg
Finance Minister
Succeeded by
Nikolay Bunge

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