Bibikov Alexander( Privy Councilor and Senator)
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Biography Bibikov Alexander
son of Alexander Ilyich (1765 - 1822). According to the custom of his time still in the cradle was enlisted non-commissioned officer in the Guards Izmailovskiy Regiment in 1787 was already a captain, and for the differences, rendered in the Swedish war, was awarded the Order of St.. George 4-th century. And then served at the Imperial Court and the Board of Foreign Affairs and up to 1800 g. performed various diplomatic assignments. At the beginning of the reign of Alexander I resigned, but not for long, in 1806 he was elected by the nobility Oranienbaum police chief, from 1808 to 1811, Mr.. was designated envoy to the emergency government of Naples, in 1812. appointed head of the St. Petersburg squads and militias, participating with them in the battle of Polotsk, earned the Order of St.. George 3rd century. Then he was entrusted with the authorities and on 5 th Infantry Division, led these troops, he fought near Borisov and Berezina. Here, not being able to walk or ride a horse, as a result of the wounds between the troops traveled in a sleigh. Frustrated health and injuries forced him to resign, but at the end of 1813. he was still involved in the siege of Danzig. From Dresden, where he died July 20, 1822, his body was transported for burial in the Alexander Nevsky Monastery.