Anton-Ulrich( The Duke of Brunswick-Lц+neburg-Bevern, Generalissimo of the Russian troops.)
Comments for Anton-Ulrich
(1714-1774), Duke of Brunswick-Lц+neburg-Bevern, father of Emperor Ivan VI Antonovich, Generalissimo of the Russian troops (1740). Since 1733, Mr.. - Russian service (Colonel Kirasirsky Regiment). In 1737, Mr.. participated in the Russian-Turkish War. In July 1739, Mr.. married with Anna Leopoldovna. Since 1740, Mr.. - Lieutenant-General. After the proclamation of the emperor Ivan VI was suspended together with his wife from the power of E. Viron. For criticism of the Regent was deprived of military posts, and later subjected to house arrest. After conspiracy in favor of Anne Minich Leopoldovna received the title of Imperial Highness. After the coup in favor of Elizabeth was deprived of all ranks and titles and arrested along with his entire family. From 1741 to 1774. kept in custody in Riga, Dinamyunde, Ranenburg, Kholmogory. In 1762, Mr.. he was allowed to leave Russia on condition that the children remain in Russia. From this sentence, he refused. After his death the children were allowed to leave Russia. They were childless. After their death, of Brunswick-Wolfenbц+ttel dynastic branch of Russia's imperial household was terminated.