Friedrich-Alexander of Wц+rttemberg( brother of the Russian Empress Maria Feodorovna)
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Biography Friedrich-Alexander of Wц+rttemberg
brother of the Russian Empress Maria Feodorovna (wife of Paul I) and the first King of Wц+rttemberg Friedrich-Karl I, was born in 1771, entered the Austrian military service in 1800, Mr.. moved to Russia. Initially Wц+rttemberg lived more in the gift he Kurland Estate Gryungof, where he wrote "Unpartheiische Bemerkungen ueber den Feldzug der preussischen Armee in 1806" (1807). In 1811, Mr.. He was appointed governor of Belarus, then took part in the war of 1812, and on 29 November 1813. forced the surrender of Danzig. In the rank of general of cavalry, Duke of Wц+rttemberg was made a member of the State Council, and in 1822, Mr.. - Minister's chief of communications and public buildings. The fruitful activity of its expression in a number of works (channels of August and its name, Trinity Bridge in St Petersburg, etc.). He died in 1833, Mr.. Of his sons, Alexander, Frederick William (1804 - 1881) and Ernest, Konstantin (1807 - 1868) and consisted in the Russian service, with the rank of generals.