- Mikhail Mikhailovich (mixɑˈil). 1772–1839, Russian statesman, chief adviser (1807–12) to Alexander I. His greatest achievement was the codification of Russian law (begun 1826)
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I do not, and never did, like Speranski personally, but I like justice!
Now all these men were replaced by Speranski on the civil side, and Arakcheev on the military.
"Grounds of personal ambition maybe," Speranski put in quietly.
It seemed to him that this was not Speranski but someone else.
And he's hand in glove with Speranski, writing some project or other.