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Prince Pyotr Mikhailovich Volkonsky 1776-1852 Пётр Миха́йлович Волко́нский,

Pyotr Volkonsky was born in St. Petersburg . Volkonsky participated in the plot to remove Paul I from the throne and became one of the closest advisors to Alexander I. He commanded the Russian troops in the Battle of Austerlitz. He was Chief of Staff of the Acting Army from December 1812 and Chief of General Staff (1815-1823). Resigned after a conflict with the War Minister Count Aleksey Arakcheyev. He was an Ambassador to the coronation of Charles X of France in 1824. Afterwards, he was Minister of Imperial Court and Properties.

Antique engraving 35 x 23 cm

Price £28.00

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Mikhail Kutuzov 1745-1813

Prince Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov was a Field Marshal of the Russian Empire. He served as one of the finest military officers and diplomats of Russia under the reign of three Romanov Tsars: Catherine II, Paul I and Alexander I.
Size 13 x 19 cms
Price £SOLD

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