Count Mikhail Andreyevich Miloradovich (Russian: Михаил Андреевич Милорадович) (October 12 [O.S. October 1] 1771 – December 26 [O.S. December 14] 1825) was a Russian general prominent during the Napoleonic wars. George Dawe ( February 6, 1781, London — October 15, 1829, Kentish Town) was an English portraitist who painted See also The movie Russian Ark, an innovative single shot walkthrough with period reenactments spanning three hundred years of court meetings Russian ( transliteration:,) is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages Events 539 BC - The army of Cyrus the Great of Persia takes Babylon. Old Style (or OS) and New Style (or NS) are used in English language historical studies either to indicate that the start of the Julian year Year 1771 ( MDCCLXXI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Events 1481 - Battle of Westbrook - Holland defeats troops of Utrecht. Old Style (or OS) and New Style (or NS) are used in English language historical studies either to indicate that the start of the Julian year Year 1825 ( MDCCCXXV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending The Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815 involved Napoleon's French Empire and a shifting set of European allies and opposing coalitions Mikhail came from a Miloradovich family which was Russian royalty and originally of Serbian origin, from the Miloradović-Hrabren noble family from Herzegovina. Herzegovina ( Bosnian, Croatian: Hercegovina, Serbian: Херцеговина) is a traditionally
Miloradovich saw service under Suvorov in the wars against Turkey and Poland, and in the campaign of Italy and Switzerland (1799) earned much distinction as a commander of advanced troops. Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov (Алекса́ндр Васи́льевич Суво́ров (sometimes transliterated as Aleksandr, Aleksander and Suvarov Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Switzerland (English pronunciation; Schweiz Swiss German: Schwyz or Schwiiz Suisse Svizzera Svizra officially the Swiss Confederation In 1805, having attained the rank of lieutenant-general, he served under Mikhail Kutuzov in the campaign of Austerlitz, taking part in the actions of Enns and Krems and in the decisive battle of 2 December, in which his column held the Pratzen Heights. Year 1805 ( MDCCCV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or Lieutenant General is a Military rank used in many countries The rank traces its origins to the Middle Ages where the title of Lieutenant General was held by the Prince Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov (князь Михаи́л Илларио́нович Голени́щев-Куту́зов ( &mdash) was the Russian The Battle of Austerlitz (Bitva u Slavkova also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was one of Napoleon's greatest victories effectively destroying the The Battle of Austerlitz (Bitva u Slavkova also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was one of Napoleon's greatest victories effectively destroying the
In the Turkish War he distinguished himself a number of times. The Russo-Turkish War 1806 – 1812 was one of many wars fought between Imperial Russia and the Ottoman Empire. He was awarded a diamond-decorated rapier with the inscription "For bravery and salvation of Bucharest" (1806); he defeated Turks at Obileşti (present-day Romania, 1807); for the battle at Rassevat fortress (Bulgaria, 1809) he was made General of Infantry in 1810. A rapier is a relatively slender sharply pointed Sword, used mainly for thrusting attacks mainly in use in Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries Bucharest ( Romanian: Bucureşti) is the Capital city, industrial and commercial centre of Romania. Romania ( dated: Rumania, Roumania The state of Bulgaria (България transliterated bg-Latn ''Balgaria'' The country preserves the traditions (in ethnic name language and alphabet of the First Bulgarian
During Napoleon's invasion of Russia, Miloradovich was one of the most prominent and successful Russian commanders. The French invasion of Russia in 1812 was a turning point in the Napoleonic Wars. At the Battle of Borodino he led the reserve militia, and later commanded the Russian rearguard which delayed the French occupation of Moscow. The Battle of Borodino (Бородинская битва Borodinskaja bitva, Bataille de la Moskowa) fought on September 7, 1812, was After Napoleon began his retreat, Miloradovich defeated the French at the Battle of Vyazma. The Battle of Vyazma ( November 3, 1812) occurred at the beginning of Napoleon’s retreat from Moscow His corps was thereafter one of those most active in the pursuit of Napoleon's Grande Armee. The Battle of Krasnoi ( Krasny) ( November 15 to 18, 1812) was a series of skirmishes fought in the final stage of Napoleon 's In 1813 he led the rear-guard of the Allies at the Battle of Bautzen. This is about the battle in 1813 For the World War II battle see Battle of Bautzen (1945 In the Battle of Bautzen ( 20 - 21 May At the victory of Kulm he was present in command of a Russian-Prussian corps, which he also led in the Battle of Leipzig. The Battle of Kulm was a Battle near the town Kulm (Chlumec and the village Přestanov in northern Bohemia. The Battle of the Nations (or Battle of Leipzig or Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig) on 16–19 October 1813 was one of the most decisive defeats suffered by Napoleon In the 1814 campaign, Miloradovich commanded the Allied contingent operating in the Netherlands. Year 1814 ( MDCCCXIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands
From 1818 to the time of his death he was military governor of Saint Petersburg. Saint Petersburg ( tr: Sankt-Peterburg,) is a city and a federal subject of Russia located on the Neva River On 26 December [O.S. 14 December] 1825, he went to pacify the Decembrist officers at the Senate Square. Events 1481 - Battle of Westbrook - Holland defeats troops of Utrecht. Old Style (or OS) and New Style (or NS) are used in English language historical studies either to indicate that the start of the Julian year Year 1825 ( MDCCCXXV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Being popular with the army, he almost succeeded in his exhortations to the officers, when one of the more radical rebels, Pyotr Kakhovsky, shot him dead. Pyotr Grigoryevich Kakhovsky (Пётр Григорьевич Каховский 1797 &ndash July 25 N
The modern Russian historian Vladimir Bryukhanov in his book The Conspiracy of Count Miloradovich speculates that Miloradovich was actually the chief orchestrator of the Decembrist conspiracy rather than its victim. He alleges that the Decembrists planned to make him a dictator in the case of success and to shoot him in the case of failure.