Alexander (Duke of Wц+rttemberg)( cavalry general)
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Biography Alexander (Duke of Wц+rttemberg)
(born April 24, 1771, died July 4, 1833), General of Cavalry, the son of Frederick Eugene, vladetelnogo Duke of Wц+rttemberg and Sophia Dorothea, Princess of Prussia. In 1794, Mr.. He joined the Austrian service with the rank of colonel and took part in actions against the French. In 1800, Mr.. Alexander, on the recommendation of Suvorov, was adopted in the Russian service, in 1811, Mr.. Belarusian appointed governor-general, and in 1812, while in the army, took part in battles in Vitebsk, Smolensk, Borodino, Tarutino Maloyaroslavets, Vyazma and Red. In 1813, Mr.. commanded a corps that blocked Danzig, and made this fortress to capitulate. At the conclusion of peace, he again served as governor-general of the Belarusian until 1822, when he was charged with running superintendence of Communications. If it were constructed channels: 1) The August, opened in 1831, and 2) Alexander Wц+rttemberg. Systems: Vyshnevolotskaya, Tikhvinskaya and Mariinsky is much improved, continued work on the device of the highway between the two capitals, and started the road from St. Petersburg, through Dinaburg, in Kovno. Alexander, moreover, made the construction of many bridges, both within the empire, and in St. Petersburg (Trinity, 5 continued). Main path management, communications, as well as belonging to the agency to the Institute owe him many improvements. He also founded a school and college fare collectors of Civil Engineers.