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Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov (1745-1813)

Prince of Smolensk

Arms of Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov (1745-1813)

Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov was born on September 16, 1745 in Saint Petersburg, the son of a military engineer.

He fought as a Russian General during Napoleonic wars.

He died of septicemia on April 6, 1813 in Bunzlau, Silesia. He was buried in the Kazan Cathedral, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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In 1945, the Soviet Union Postal Service released a 30 Kopecks stamp bearing the image of Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov , and the Russian Postal Service did so in 1995 with a 300 Rouble stamp .

Main portrait

"Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov", by Roman Maximovich Volkov (? 1776 - ? 1831).

Other portraits

Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov (1745-1813)
"Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov", by George Dawe (St James's, Westminster 1781 - Kentish Town 1829).
Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov (1745-1813)
"Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov, Prince of Smolensk", by Jozef Oleszkiewicz (Szydlowo, Poland, 1777 - Saint Petersburg 1830).
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