Lowenstern Vladimir Ivanovich( Baron - memoirist)
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Biography Lowenstern Vladimir Ivanovich
(1777 - 1852). He served in the Guard, took part in the wars against Napoleon and in 1814, Mr.. was with the Russian army in Paris. Educated and observant, a friend of Prince Chernyshev, Count of Palena and others Lowenstern conducted an extensive correspondence of interest to characterize the higher Russian society of that time. Part of it is used in Smith's book: "Denkwurdigkeiten eines Liflanders aus den Jahren 1790 - 1815" (Heidelberg, 1858). In the "Baltic collections" in. Cheshihina printed "Memoirs, . covering the period of childhood and adolescence Lowenstern, in "Military Collection" 1865 - 1866's - an excerpt from the notes of the Swiss expedition Suvorov and the wars with Napoleon (printed in full in the "Russian Antiquities", . 1900, . Volume 103 - 104; 1901, . Volume 105 - 108),
. Contains many curious things from a military point of view, memoirs Lowenstern added several features of the portraits of some of the leaders late XVIII and early XIX centuries, for example, Saltykov, Pl. Zubov and Bagration.