Rikord Petr Ivanovich( The famous admiral.)
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Biography Rikord Petr Ivanovich
1776 - 1855
He graduated from the course at the Naval College, served three years as a volunteer in the British Navy, in 1807 - 1809 пЁп+п¦я¬ made a voyage around the world under the leadership of VM. Golovin, who was released from Japanese captivity, from 1817 to 1822 managed Kamchatka, which had established hospitals and schools, introduced horticulture and animal husbandry. In 1828, commanding the squadron, became famous blockade of the Dardanelles, which the British recognized the impossible. At the conclusion Andrianopolskogo world, he was left with a squadron in the Archipelago and helped liberate Greece. Later he was a member of the Admiralty Board, the Chairman marine scientific committee, in the last years of his life in command of naval divisions designated for the defense of Kronstadt. R. a diary and notes, excerpts from which are placed in the book Melnitsky: "Admiral R. and his contemporaries "(St. Petersburg, 1856); there and written by P. biography of the Japanese Self-Leonzaymo. Completely his "Notes on the voyage to the Japanese shores in 1812 and 1813, and relations with Japan" published in 1875, his wife (cm. above). See. "Portrait Gallery of Munster" (t. I); "Russian people" (t. I, St. Petersburg, 1866) and the obituary in the Sea Collection "(1855, # 1).