Kutaisov Alexander( The hero of the Patriotic War of 1812)
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Kutaisov Alexander Ivanovich (1784 - 1812, with. Borodino, near Mozhaisk) - hero of the Patriotic War of 1812. Favorite son Paul I п?.п?. Kutaisov, in a short time turned from the prisoner a Turk and barber in the graph. K. studied at home, and was interested in mathematics, languages, literature. From childhood to. was recorded in the army, but the active military service began in 1799 with the rank of Colonel of the Life Guards Artillery Regiment, led by AA. Arakcheeva. In the rank of general was involved in the war with France in 1806 - 1807, particularly distinguished himself at Eylau (1807), . where, . commanding the artillery of the right flank, . He flipped on his own initiative to the left flank of three horse-artillery company, . What determined the outcome of the battle,
. During the battle of Friedland received a gold sword with the inscription "For Valor. In 1810 - 1811 K. lived in Vienna and Paris, studying mathematics, fortification, oriental languages. K. wrote "General rules for artillery in the battle field", . reflected the best views on the role and principles of its military use: the need to focus on the main line of batteries, . their location on the heights, . to be able to shoot over the heads of their troops, . etc.,
. This instruction was adopted for the Russian. Army in 1812. During the war of 1812 to. was appointed chief of artillery of all Russian. Army. At the beginning of the battle of Borodino to. rather than to dispose of the guns, being close to the MI. Kutuzov, warmly rushed forward, killed and so put his subordinates in a difficult position. MI. Kutuzov remembered that the death of K. "has left the army chief of artillery in this battle, where mainly operated gun". Body By. been found.