Bagration, Pyotr Ivanovich

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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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