Kvist, Alexander Ilyich( Military engineer)
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Biography Kvist, Alexander Ilyich
1820 - 1878) - a military engineer, a native of Finland, in 1840, Mr.. finished the course in the main engineering college and at the same time was left with him a tutor fortification in 1855, Mr.. made was an associate professor and in 1867, Mr.. - Professor of the subject. In addition to engineering school and the academy, Kvist fortification has taught in the academies: the Mikhailovsky Artillery (1846 - 67), Nicholas's General Staff (1850 - 78), the Corps of Pages (since 1859) and the Constantine School (since 1860). In 1855, Mr.. Kvist were assigned to the defensive work in Sveaborg, where he withstood the bombardment of the enemy fleet. After the Crimean War, . Quist took part in the settlement of all development in the military issues, . one way or another connected with the art of engineering (the development of railway network, . the central bakery for the troops and pressing forage, . of troop movements by rail and water, . about the device permanent camps and t,
. n.). Frequent trips abroad allowed him to make valuable contributions not only in literature of all divisions of fortification, but in the literature on the subject of prisons, hospitals, transport of wounded, explosives, pontoon parks and t. n. The most remarkable work Quist: "Railways in the military sense". Part One. "Transportation of troops by rail" (St. Petersburg, 1868).