Portrait of Alexander Nikolayevich Muravyov


The artist is Tulov

Muravyov Alexander Nikolaevich (1792–1863)-Decembrist, Lieutenant General and Senator. Since 1816 – Colonel of the Guards General Staff. One of the founders of the Union of Salvation and the Welfare Union. In 1819 he retired, in the same year he moved away from the Decembrists’ movement, but immediately after the 1825 uprising was arrested and sentenced to six years of hard labor, which was replaced by a link in Yakutsk, then in Verkhoyansk (he was not deprived of ranks and titles). Since 1828 – Gorodnichy. In 1832–1834 – civil governor in Tobolsk. From 1837 to 1839 – civil governor in Arkhangelsk. Since 1855-Major General. 1855–1861 – Civil Governor in Nizhny Novgorod. Since 1861-Lieutenant General; In the same year he resigned.

Member of the Patriotic War of 1812 (including Borodino Battle) and foreign campaigns 1813–1814.

Depicted in the uniform of a colonel of the General Staff with the orders of St. Anna of the 2nd degree (Cross on the neck; 1814), Prussian “Pour le mèrite” (cross on the neck), silver medal “In memory of the Patriotic War of 1812”, the cross of the Order of St. Vladimir of the 4th degree (with a bow), the Austrian Order of Leopold of the 3rd degree (1814), the Bavarian Order of Maximilian-Joosif (1814) and Kulmsky cross. 1812 in works of art from the collection of the Russian Museum. SPb, 2012. With. 73.

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