Barantsev Alexander( Count, Adjutant General, General of the Ordnance)
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Biography Barantsev Alexander
(1810 - 1882). He was educated in the artillery school, served in the Caucasus and participated in various cases with mountaineers and commanded artillery in Sveaborg, . which withstood bombardment of the fortress by the British fleet (28 and 29 July 1855) and directs the actions of the fortress guns in 1862, appointed deputy general feldtseyhmeystera, . and on the appointment of the Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolayevich governor Caucasian entered into an independent control of all parts of the artillery department,
. Time of his administration marked by many radical changes and improvements in the Russian artillery and other arms from rearming, according to the latest requirements. In 1881 he was elevated to the Count's dignity and appointed a member of the State Council.