Dmitry Sergeevich Dokhturov( one of the brave generals of the Russian army)
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Biography Dmitry Sergeevich Dokhturov
(1756 - 1816). Marching into 1771. pazhom the service, he participated with distinction in the Swedish war of 1789 and 1790 years and in the campaigns of 1805 and 1807 years, and several had been wounded and bruised. In 1812, Mr.. Dokhturov took command of the troops engaged in Smolensk, and heroically defended the city against the attacks of Napoleon, then in perfect order united with our main army. In the battle of Borodino Dokhturov command center at first, and then the left wing, in Tarutino case - center. Under Maloyaroslavets Dokhturov seven o'clock withstand a strong pressure of the French and finally stopped the enemy. Participated in the Battle of Leipzig. Distinguished charity, he in 1813, in Warsaw, generously helped the widows and orphans of the Poles who were killed or captured, while his own funds were very limited.