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Wrangel, Karl

( Baron, General of Infantry)

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(d. 1872) - Baron, General of Infantry, was educated at the Imperial military orphanage (now 1 st military Pavlov's College) in 1819 promoted to corporals Carabinier Training Regiment, and in 1822, Mr.. transferred to the Life Guards regiment of Chasseurs. To second and then to the Caucasian troops participated in military operations against the Persians (1827) and Turk (1828), with particularly distinguished himself during the capture of Kars and Ahaltsyha. Returning to his regiment, he participated with him in the Polish campaign in 1831, Mr.. In 1838, Mr.. was appointed commander of the regiment Erivan and then 17 years remained in the Caucasus, where he subsequently commanded the first Caucasian Reserve Grenadier Brigade, and then the 21 th Infantry Division. The latest feat was his defeat of the Turks at Chingilskih Heights (July 17, 1854), where he was wounded by a bullet in the tibia. To heal from the wounds, Wrangell was appointed commander of the troops in the eastern part of Crimea, which was guarded them against any attack enemy units. After the war he commanded the first 4-m, and then the 3 rd infantry corps, was then commander of the Kiev military district, and in 1862. appointed member of the military council and the inspector of troops. March 25, 1869, to mark the 50 th anniversary performance, Karl Wrangel was appointed composed the person of His Imperial Majesty.


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