Portrait of Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich (1798-1849)


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Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich (1798-1849) – fourth son of Emperor Paul I and his second wife, Empress Maria Fedorovna. From the day of birth, he had the title of Field-Fieldshekhmeister, actually entered the department of the artillery department in 1819. From 1817 to 1819 he made a big journey through Russia and Western Europe. In 1820 he founded an artillery school (former Mikhailovskoye). Since 1825-Inspector General for the engineering part, since 1831-the chief chief of the Page Corps and all the land cadet corps. Member of the Russo-Turkish War 1828-1829 and the Polish campaign 1830-1831. Member of the State Council. Contributed to a number of transformations in the army. In 1844 – Commander -in -Chief of the Guards and Grenadier Corps. Since 1824 he has been married to his cousin Frederick Charlotte Maria, Princess of W├╝rttemberg (in Orthodoxy – Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna).

Victoria Kadochnikova. Exhibition catalog in Malaga "The Romanov dynasty". 2017. With. 320.

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