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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).

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