Dibich Ivan Ivanovich( General-Field Marshal, commander.)
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Biography Dibich Ivan Ivanovich
(1785-1831) - commander. Field-Marshal (1829). Adjutant-General (1828). Graf (1827). At the service since 1801, Mr.. Distinguished in the wars with France (1805 and 1806-1807). Since 1810, Mr.. in the retinue of the Emperor. In the Great Patriotic War - Chief Quartermaster-1-Infantry Corps. In foreign campaigns - Quartermaster-General of the Russian-Prussian troops. From 1815, Mr.. - Chief of Staff, 1 st Army. From 1823, Mr.. - Member of the State Council in 1824. - Chief of General Staff. By the plan of war with Turkey in 1828-1829., In which virtually controlled the army in the indecisive and the old commander in chief Wittgenstein. Since 1829. - Acting chief of the Russian army. Triumphed at Kulevchi (1829), captured the fortress Silistria (1829), made the transition through the Balkans to Adrianople, posing a threat to Istanbul, for which he received the title Zabalkansky. Since December 1830. - Commander in suppressing the Polish uprising.