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Bagration, Pyotr Ivanovich

Born: 1765 AD
Died: 1812 AD, at 47 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Military Officer


1765 - He was born in Kizlyar (Dagestan, Northern Caucasus).


1782 - Entered the Russian army and served for a years in Caucasus.


1788 - He participated in the Siege of Ochakov.


1794 - Joined in the Polish campaign.


1799 - His merits were recognized by Suvorov whom he accompanied in the Italian and Swiss campaign.


1805 - Bagration fought against the left wing of the French army commanded by Murat and Lannes.


1812 - Bagration commanded the 2nd army of the West, and though defeated at Mogilev.


         - Rejoined the main army under Barclay de Tolly, and led the left wing at the Battle of Borodino.


1812 - Received a mortal wound that cause him to died on 12th of September,in the village of Simi.







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