Generalgouvernement (Russia)

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As General (often Kraj the 1775-1917 were called in) Russia from the combination of several provinces existing administrative units called, which a governor general board. As a rule, they were congruent with a military district, the commander of which also held the office of governor-general. This system was gradually pushed back towards the end of the Russian Empire.

In 1895 the following general government existed:

In the Asian part there were:

There was also a Governor General of Moscow, which was only an honorary title.


Meyers Konversations-Lexikon , Leipzig and Vienna 1897, 5th edition, vol. 14, p. 1069