Prince Alexei Mikhailovich Lvov ( 1580s - February 8, 1653 ) - Russian statesman, boyar (1640) and diplomat from the princely family of Lvov . Uncle of the Lvov Dmitry , Vasily and Semyon Petrovich .
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In 1607, Vasily Shuisky sent Alexei Mikhailovich to take Arzamas . In 1610 he was appointed governor of Nizhny Novgorod . In 1612, he participated in the second militia , an associate of D.M. Pozharsky , in 1613 he signed a letter confirming the election of Mikhail Fedorovich Romanov to the kingdom.
In 1615 he was appointed governor in Rylsk , in 1618-1620 the second governor in Astrakhan . In 1621 he participated in the wedding embassy to Christian Danish (the niece of the king Princess Dorothea was married for Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich; the mission was not successful). In the " palace and near the land of Kravchiy " (1627), the deceased (1629)  .
For 20 years (1627–1647) he headed the Order of the Grand Palace . As a result of the energetic efforts of Lviv, the post of the butler acquired unprecedented importance before that, and the prince himself became one of the most influential at the court of the boyars. After the death of Ivan Borisovich Cherkassky in 1642, Lviv decisively exceeded the head of the government Fedor Ivanovich Sheremetev by the influence of the unloved by many.
Lviv repeatedly (1634, 1635, 1643) led diplomatic missions to Poland; the first of them ended with the signing of the Polyanovsky Treaty , for participation in the preparation and signing of which he was granted the boyar (1640). The mission of 1643 was to negotiate the delimitation of the Putivl land, as well as to extradite two impostors: the false Ivan Dmitrievich and the false Simeon Shuisky . Both pretended to be Moscow princes. At the same time, “Tsarevich Simeon” disappeared without a trace, and in the case of “Tsarevich Ivan” an agreement was reached according to which the impostor would arrive in Moscow for a personal explanation with the Tsar   .
During the uprising of 1648 in Moscow, the courtyard of Lviv (like the yards of several other boyars) was looted. For service, he was granted estates in Moscow , Galich , Ryazan and Kashin districts (in the latter he owned the Kimra parish with villages and wastelands).
With the accession to the throne of Alexei Mikhailovich in 1645, he had to give the championship to Boris Ivanovich Morozov , and in 1647 Lvov retired.
He was married four times, but had no children. The most famous of his wives is Yevlampiya Mikhailovna Nagaya (d. 1622), the daughter of the brother of Tsarina Maria Fyodorovna Mikhail Fyodorovich Nagoy .
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