Portrait of Count a. AND. Arakcheeva


The artist is a preschool educational institution

Arakcheev Aleksey Andreevich (1769–1834) – Count. He studied in the artillery cadet corps, in 1787 he was promoted to officers. Favorite Grand Duke Pavel Petrovich. In 1796-Major General, commandant of St. Petersburg. Baron (April 5, 1797), cavalier of the Order of St. Alexander Nevsky (1797), Count (May 5, 1799). From 1799 to 1808 he was in disgrace.

Under Alexander I, the military minister and inspector general of all infantry and artillery. Russian artillery reformer, artillery general (1807). In the last decade of the reign of Alexander I, I had an unlimited influence on all sectors of the Office of the Empire. The author of the project (plans, drawings, estimates) of military settlements, the first barracks of which was built in his estate Gruzino as a model for the construction of such barracks in other places. Since 1819 – Head of military settlements. With the reign of Nicholas I was retired and lived in the Georgian estate, where he was buried in the St. Andrew Cathedral.

It is depicted against the background of the barracks of military settlements in the Georgian estate in Vitsmundi. On the epaulettes – the monogram of Alexander I. On the nervous Andreevsky tape – a silver medal β€œIn memory of the Patriotic War of 1812” and a complained medallion with a miniature portrait of Alexander I. On the chest the Order of St. Alexander Nevsky (star).

Portrait Gallery of the Russian Museum. Persons of Russia. SPb. 2012. With. 78.

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