Prince Peter Khristianovich Wittgenstein (German: Ludwig Adolph Peter Fürst zu Sayn-Wittgenstein) (January 17 (January 6), 1769, Pereslavl-Zalessky - June 11, 1843, Lviv) was a Russian Field Marshal distinguished for his services in the Napoleonic wars. The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Events 38 BC - Octavian marries Livia Drusilla. 1287 - King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca Events 1066 - Harold Godwinson is crowned King of England. 1205 - Philip of Swabia becomes King Year 1769 ( MDCCLXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Pereslavl-Zalessky or Pereyaslavl-Zalessky (Пересла́вль-Зале́сский could be translated as "Pereslavl which is located behind the woods" Events 1184 BC - Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned according to the calculations of Eratosthenes. Year 1843 ( MDCCCXLIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Lviv ( Ukrainian: Львів, L’viv, Lwów Lemberg Львов L'vov; see also other names) is a major city in western Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending For other meanings see Field Marshal (disambiguation Field marshal is a military officer rank The Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815 involved Napoleon's French Empire and a shifting set of European allies and opposing coalitions
Born Count Ludwig Adolf Peter of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Ludwigsburg, he was descended from a family of independent counts whose seat was in Berleburg. Sayn-Wittgenstein-Ludwigsburg was a side line of the Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg family created by Graf Casimir (ruled 1694–1741 for his brother Bad Berleburg (earlier also Berlenburg is a town in the district of Siegen-Wittgenstein, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. His parents were Count Christian Louis Casimir of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Ludwigsburg and his first wife Countess Amalie Ludowika Finck von Finckenstein. Count Christian Louis Casimir of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Ludwigsburg (Graf Christian Ludwig Casimir zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg in Ludwigsburg (13 July 1725 Ludwigsburg &ndash
In 1805, he fought at Austerlitz, in 1806 against the Turks and in 1807 against Napoleon at Friedland and against the Swedes in Finland. 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 Year 1806 ( MDCCCVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821 was a French military and political leader who had a significant impact on the History of Europe. The Battle of Friedland ( June 14, 1807) saw Napoleon's French army decisively defeat Bennigsen's Russian army about twenty-seven Miles Finland, officially the Republic of Finland ( is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of northern Europe.
In the war of 1812 he commanded the right wing army of the Russians which he commanded in the First and Second battle of Polotsk. The French invasion of Russia in 1812 was a turning point in the Napoleonic Wars. In the First battle of Polotsk, which took place on August 17-18 1812 Russian troops under the command of Peter Wittgenstein defeated French troops The Second Battle of Polotsk ( October 18 – October 20, 1812) took place during Napoleon's invasion of Russia In the campaign of 1813 in January he took over the command of the Russian army after Kutuzov's death and commanded the Russian army at Lützen and Bautzen. Prince Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov (князь Михаи́л Илларио́нович Голени́щев-Куту́зов ( &mdash) was the Russian In the Battle of Lützen ( May 2, 1813) Napoleon lured a combined Prussian and Russian force into a trap halting the advances 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 But after the defeats of the Spring campaign he laid down this command and led an army corps during the Dresden and Leipzig campaigns, and at Bar-sur-Aube in the 1814 campaign he was severely wounded. The Battle of Dresden was fought on 26 - 27 August, 1813 around Dresden, Germany resulting in a French victory under Napoleon 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 The Battle of Bar-sur-Aube was fought on February 27, 1814, between France and Austria. Year 1814 ( MDCCCXIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common In 1823 he was promoted Field Marshal, and in 1828 he was appointed to command the Russian army in the war against Turkey. For other meanings see Field Marshal (disambiguation Field marshal is a military officer rank But ill health soon obliged him to retire. In 1834 the king of Prussia gave him the title of Fürst (Prince) zu Sayn-Wittgenstein.
On 27 June 1798 he married Countess Antonia Cäcilie Snarska and had in this marriage 11 children. Events 1358 - Republic of Dubrovnik is founded 1709 - Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden Year 1798 ( MDCCXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a
He died on the 11th of June 1843 in Lemberg (Lviv), where he looked after estates of his son Lev Petrovich. Year 1843 ( MDCCCXLIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Lviv ( Ukrainian: Львів, L’viv, Lwów Lemberg Львов L'vov; see also other names) is a major city in western Prince Ludwig Adolf Friedrich of Sayn-Wittgenstein (born June 8, 1799 in Kovno, died June 20, 1866 in Cannes) was a