Gudovich Ivan( Graf commander, Field Marshal-General.)
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Biography Gudovich Ivan
(1741-1820) - military commander, Field Marshal (1807), Earl (1797). Service began in 1759, Mr.. Since 1761, Mr.. - Adjutant General, Prince George of Holstein, the uncle of Emperor Peter III. After coming to power of Catherine II was arrested but soon released. From 1763, Mr.. - Commander of the Astrakhan Infantry Regiment. In the Russian-Turkish war of 1768-1774. distinguished himself in battle at Khotin (1769), on Largo (1770), in Cahul (1770). In 1785-1796 he. - Ryazan and Tambov Governor-General, Inspector of Army infantry and cavalry. Distinguished in the Russian-Turkish war of 1787-1791 he. If it were annexed to Russia the territory Tarkovsky shamhalstva and Derbent khanate. In 1796, Mr.. retired. Recalled to serve under Paul I. In 1798, Mr.. - Kiev, Podolia then Governor-General. In 1799, Mr.. - Chief of Army, intended to act on the Rhine. In 1800, Mr.. dismissed for criticizing the actions of Paul I. In 1806, Mr.. again returned to the service and was appointed commander of troops in Georgia and Dagestan. Active participant of Russian-Turkish war of 1806-1812 he. From 1809, Mr.. - Commander in chief in Moscow, an indispensable member of the Board. Since 1810, Mr.. - Member of the State Council. Since 1812. retired.