Bezborodko Alexander Andreevich( The statesman, diplomat, State Chancellor, Great Chamberlain, His Serene Highness Prince)
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Biography Bezborodko Alexander Andreevich
(1747-1799) - statesman, diplomat, Chancellor of the State (1797), Great Chamberlain (1793), His Serene Highness Prince (1797). During the Russian-Turkish war of 1768 1774пЁпЁ. commanded several regiments. Distinguished itself in battles of Largo, Cahul, assault Silistria. Since 1775, Mr.. - Secretary of Catherine II. Over the years - keynote speaker on domestic policy to the Empress, and later - foreign affairs. Since April 1786, Mr.. - Member of the Council of the Imperial Court with exclusive authority (represented in the Council of the Empress, brought to the Council of its decision, informed on the outcome of Catherine meetings of the Council). Member of the largest diplomatic negotiations, the author of several international treaties. Only from the nearest environment of Catherine preserved after her death, the location of Paul I and a significant position in the court (to remain the leader of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, became a senator, the Chancellor, His Serene Highness Prince). Howled one of the largest landowners in Russia, the owner of the richest art collections.