Biographies Russian Aristocrats Stroganov Count Pavel Stroganov

Count Pavel Stroganov

Born: 1774, Paris
Died: 1817, near Copenhagen

Father of Count Alexander Pavlovich Stroganov. Born in Paris in the family of Count Alexander Sergeyevich Stroganov and Princess Ekaterina Troubetzkaya (1774). Witness of the French Revolution (1789), childhood friend of Tsar Alexander I. Married Princess Sofia Golitsyna (1793). General in the Napoleonic Wars. Awarded several of Russia’s highest military orders, including the St George Cross (second class). Died at the age of forty-three from consumption near Copenhagen and buried at the St Lazarus Cemetery in the St Alexander Nevsky Monastery in St Petersburg (1817).

Random Articles

Terekla (Alexander Poteshkin)
Painter, graphic artist. Born in the family of Pavel Poteshkin in the village of Alexandrovka in Bashkortostan (1926). Studied at a school of art in the village of Voskresenskoe (1942). Moved to Moscow (1946). Took up abstract
New Artists
Tsirkul (Yury Krasev)
Painter, installation artist, writer. Born in the family of Nikolai Krasev in Leningrad (1960). Did not receive a special art education. Member of the New Artists (1982–87). Created installations and objects (1983), starred in
Seascape Painter
Alexei Bogolyubov
Painter, draughtsman, engraver, teacher, collector. Grandson of the writer Alexander Radischev (1749–1802), son of Colonel Pyotr Bogolyubov (c. 1780–1830) and Fyokla Radischeva (1795–1845). Born in the village of Pomeranye in
Tsarevich Dmitry
Tsarevich Dmitry was the only child and only son of Ivan the Terrible and Maria Nagaya. He was born in Moscow, shortly after the murder of his half-brother Tsarevich Ivan, on 19 October 1582. In 1584, after his father’s death
The Tale of the Priest and his Workman Balda
A mean and greedy priest had a workman, Balda, who did not receive any payment for his labour, except the right to give the priest three slaps in the face. When the time came for payment, the priest grew frightened, and decided