Lazarev, Mikhail Petrovich( Admiral, Russian naval commander and navigator.)
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Biography Lazarev, Mikhail Petrovich
(1788-1851) - Russian naval commander and navigator. Admiral (1843). At work with the 1808g. In 1813-1825 he. made 3 circumnavigation. The largest was the expedition of 1819-1821 he. under F. F. Bellingshausen, when Russian sailors discovered Antarctica. For participation in the naval battle of Navarino in 1827, Mr.. was awarded the title of Rear Admiral. In 1828-1829,. led blockade of the Dardanelles. Since 1832. - Chief of Staff of the Black Sea Fleet. In 1833, Mr.. headed the Russian squadron during an expedition to the Bosphorus, which resulted in a signed contract д¦skelesi Unkiar-1833 g. Since 1833, Mr.. - Commander of the Black Sea Fleet and the Black Sea ports, as well as the military governor of Sevastopol and Nikolayev. Much attention is paid to the construction of military bases and the reconstruction of ports on the Black Sea. Trained a whole galaxy of talented naval commanders and commanders (P. S.