Menshikov, Aleksandr Sergeyevich( Military and statesman. Adjutant-General)
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Biography Menshikov, Aleksandr Sergeyevich
(1787-1869) - Military and statesman. Adjutant-General (1817). Admiral (1833). Serene Highness. The military service from 1809 g. Since 1817, Mr.. - And. about. Quartermaster General of the General Staff. In 1826, Mr.. carried out various diplomatic missions in Persia. Following the submission of Nicholas I, re-engineering project management of marine agency appointed Chief of Naval Staff and a member of the Cabinet of Ministers (1827). Member of the State Council (1830). In 1853, Mr.. appointed the head of mission in Constantinople. In 1853-1855 he. - Chief of the land and naval forces in the Crimea. He was relieved of his command after the defeat of Russian troops on the river. Alma. In 1855-1856 he. - Governor-General of Kronstadt, and then retired.