Prozorovskii Alexander( Field-Marshal)
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Biography Prozorovskii Alexander
(1732 - 1809), was educated in the land Cadet Corps, during the Seven Years' War was wounded several times, during the first under Catherine II, a war with Turkey participated in the conquest of the Crimea Prince Dolgoruky. When, after the conclusion of peace Crimeans rebelled against Russia delivered Khan Shahin Giray, Prozorovskii scattered the rebels and restored peace in the country. Since 1780, Mr.. managed Orel-Kursk Viceroyalty, in 1790, Mr.. appointed chief in Moscow and Senator. Emperor Paul entrusted Prozorovsky command of the division of Smolensk, but in 1797, Mr.. dismissed from the distance of residence in the village. In 1808, Mr.. Prozorovskii appointed commander of the army against the Turks. Burdened with years and illnesses, Prozorovsky requested as assistants Kutuzova. Undertaken Prozorovskii assault Brailov (1809) did not have the success and cost us up to 3 thousand people. Two months later, Prozorovsky dared to cross the Danube and seized Isaccea, Tulcea and Babadag, but soon after he died in his camp, near Machц-n.