Lzhepetr( The Pretender)
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impostor, who took the name of the deceased in 1719, Mr.. son of Peter the Great, Peter the Great, in fact, a cursory Dragoon Regiment Narva Larion Starodubtsev, who lived in a Cossack village on the river Yamenskoy Buzuluk. Pyotr Petrovich called Starodubtseva came to him in the summer of 1732, Mr.. poor, bearing the name of Timothy laborer, and issued a dragoon for his "brother", Alexei Petrovich. Truzhenik was soon arrested while trying to raise the peasants in Tambov province. In the summer of 1733, pursued stanitsa sergeant, Starodubtsev remembered the covenant of the worker "to do their job" and in the steppes of Samara declared himself a prince. "Subjects" gained him a little, and when you try to forced recruitment of their 11 comrades, he was captured. By decision of the Secret Chancellery both "Prince" had been executed. - See. GV. Yesipov "The people of old age" (St. Petersburg, 1880).