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A member of the moderate party in the Russian Duma that supported Tsar Nicholas II's reforming manifesto of October 30, 1905.
- ‘The Octobrists were a group that wanted to accept the October Manifesto and saw it as a way forward.’
- ‘The leader of the Octobrists in the Duma, Guchkov, in protest resigned from his office of Duma president.’
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