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 Alexandre Alexandrovich Alekhine

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Alexandre Alexandrovich Alekhine

  • Birth 1 Nov 1892 Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
  • Death 24 Mar 1946 Estoril, Cascais Municipality, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
  • Plot Section 8, near Northern (main) path
  • Memorial ID 7312

Chess Master. Born in Moscow, Russian, he was the World Chess Champion from 1927 to 1935, and from 1936 to 1946. He defeated Cuban chess master José Raúl Capablanca in 1927 to win the world championship and defended it successfully (apart from a defeat by Dutch chess master Max Euwe in 1935) for nearly 20 years.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7312
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alexandre Alexandrovich Alekhine (1 Nov 1892–24 Mar 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7312, citing Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .