Andronnikov Ivan Malhazeevich( General of Cavalry, a Georgian prince)
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Biography Andronnikov Ivan Malhazeevich
(1798 - 1868), Georgian prince, the maternal nephew of the king of Imereti Solomon II. During the Persian War in 1827 participated in the battles of Elisavetpolem and Abbas-Abad. He took an active part in military actions against the Caucasian mountaineers, mostly in Dagestan. In 1840 and 1850 led an expedition against the rebels Ossetians. In 1849 he was appointed governor of Tiflis; arranged Lezghian line as a bulwark against the attacks of the mountaineers. In 1853, at the beginning of the war with Turkey, and. commanded a detachment operating against enemy forces besieged Ahaltsyh; Turks were defeated them not far from the fortress, in Suflise. In the battle on the river. Choloki A. contributed to the decisive defeat of the shell Selim Pasha.