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Golitsyn, Mikhail Mikhailovich

( General Field Marshal, a member of the Supreme Privy Council)

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(1675 - 1730), in 1698, Mr.. participated in the defeat of the Resurrection Monastery near the musketeers, in 1699, Mr.. - In the maritime expedition of Peter the Great to r. Kerch, in 1700, Mr.. - At the Battle of Narva. In 1702, Mr.. Golitsyn besieged Noteburg. Peter the Great, doubting the possibility of mastering this fortress, sent a messenger to Golitsyn with orders to retreat. "Say to the emperor, - answered Golitsyn messenger - that I now belong to God alone" - and led troops to the attack, which is a complete success. In 1708, Mr.. Golitsyn scored a victory over the Swedes in the town of Good and took a brilliant part in the defeat of the Swedish general Lewenhaupt at the village of Forest. In 1709, Mr.. Golitsyn covered itself with glory in the battle of Poltava, which was led by guards, and after the battle, first caught the remnants of the Swedish army under Perevolochna and, together with Menshikov, forced them to put weapons. He also contributed (1710) capture of Vyborg, defended (1711) Ukraine against the Cossacks, supported by the Crimean Tatars, was then with the emperor and the Prut campaign. From 1714 to 1721. Golitsyn commanded troops in Finland, took part in a naval battle at Gangeude, and July 27, 1720, Mr.. scored a victory over the Swedish fleet at the island Grengam. During the campaign of Peter the Great in Persia Golitsyn remained chief in St. Petersburg. When Catherine I granted Golitsyn (1725) in the Field Marshals, Peter II made him president and a member of the military collegium of the Supreme Privy Council (1728). With accession to the throne of Anna Ioannovna Golitsyn, who participated in the designs of the so-called "supreme", was deleted from the court and shortly thereafter died.


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