Alexander Kotov

Alexander Kotov bio

Birth Name: Alexander Kotov

Occupation: Chess Player

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: August 12, 1913

Date Of Death: January 8, 1981

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Russian

Alexander Kotov was born on the 12th of August, 1913. He was best known for being a Chess Player. Soviet chess Grandmaster and author who won the USSR Championship in 1948 and 1950.

Alexander Kotov was born in Russia. He studied engineering in Moscow before becoming serious about chess. He won only the third Soviet Grandmaster and Kotov syndrome is named after him due to his writings about cracking under pressure.

Alexander Kotov was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Alexander Kotov was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Alexander Kotov is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Alexander Kotov’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Alexander Kotov’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Alexander Kotov kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Alexander Kotov was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Alexander Kotov
NICKNAME: Alexander
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Alexander Kotov was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Alexander Kotov was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Alexander Kotov had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Alexander Kotov’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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