Eugene (duke of Wц+rttemberg)( Russian infantry general)
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Biography Eugene (duke of Wц+rttemberg)
(1788 - 1857), nephew of the Empress Maria Feodorovna. Brought by the child to the Russian court, was secretly intended by the Emperor Paul to occupy the throne. Having entered the Russian service, participated in the wars with Napoleon. While being prepared in 1811 by Mr.. gap between Russia and France reached a note: "The image of Napoleon and the war against him". In 1812, Mr.. commanded a division, then corps. In 1813, Mr.. Eugene has played a major role in the battles of Lutzen, Bautzen and Dresden, with the retreat of our army in Bohemia, passed with 10-thousand detachment onslaught of triple strength Vendц¦me, and in Kulmskom battle defending the village Priest. In 1814, Mr.. was at the capture of Paris. In 1828, Mr.. Eugene corps commander, acting in the European part of Turkey and attacked the fortified camp at Kurtepov was wounded. After the conquest of Varna Eugene left the army and went abroad. He wrote: "Denkwurdigkeiten eines russ. Generalen ";" Erinnerungen aus dem Feldzuge im J. 1812 (in Russian are printed part in "Military Journal" 1847 - 49 years and "Military Collection" in 1875); "Recit fidele de mes aventures en 1801"; "Meine Reise nach Russland im J. 1825 und die Petersburger Verschworung "(two articles published by Schiemann, and the latter in Russian, with a reduction in the Literary Library, 1867) - Wed. Helldorf, "Aus dem Leben des Prinzen Eugen v. Wurtemberg "(Berlin, 1862)," Prince of E. V. and his notes "(" Military Collection ", 1864).