Pfuel Carl-Ludwig-August (Pfuel)( Famous General.)
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Biography Pfuel Carl-Ludwig-August (Pfuel)
1757 - 1826
He served in the Prussian general staff, but after the battle of Jena left Prussia, and was adopted by the Russian service with the rank of Major-General. Having theoretical knowledge, he gained the confidence of Emperor Alexander I, the mandate to draw up a plan of military action in 1812. The failure of the project on Drissa fortified camp (XI, 159) has undermined the credibility of strategic Pfuel, he was summoned to St. Petersburg, and then went to England. Subsequently, . when the basic idea Pfuel (although in modified form and under the changed conditions) - to act on the message of Napoleon - has led to a favorable end of the War of 1812, . Emperor Alexander made Pfuel to lieutenant general and appointed ambassador to The Hague,
. His book, "Essai d'un systeme pour servir de guide dans l'elude des operations militaires" did not gain the approval of the military spheres.