Kuropatkin Alexey( Member of the Russian-Turkish war, the military and statesman.)
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Biography Kuropatkin Alexey
(1848-1925) - Military and statesman. Member of the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878. From 1883 to 1890. served in the General Staff. In 1890-1899 he. - Head of the Trans-Caspian region. From January to July 1899. the post of Minister of War, then was approved in this post. In 1901, Mr.. received the rank of general of infantry, in 1902. - Adjutant General. Since 1904. - Commander of the Manchu army, the Russian army in the Far East. After the defeat at Mukden (February 1905) was removed as commander in chief and appointed commander of the 1 st Army. After the war - a member of the State Council. During the First World War - Commander of the 5 th Army. Northern Front. Then - Turkestan Governor-General. From 1917 to 1925. lived on his estate in the Pskov province, taught in high school.