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Portrait of Vice-Admiral K.. Smirnova

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Marking:
48611
Country:
Russian Empire
Dating:
1904.
The original.
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25 $
Marking:48611
Country:Russian Empire
Dating: 1904.
The original.
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Description

the Russian Empire, 1904. A portrait is a card that was probably placed in a cigar box. The size of 110 x 165 mm Good collection condition, small tears at the edges. The flip side of the net. Guaranteed original.

 

Biography: SMIRNOV Konstantin Nikolaevich (19 may 1854, Odesa - on 9 November 1930, Pancevo, near Belgrade) - Lieutenant-General of the General staff. From hereditary noblemen of the Minsk province. Graduated from the Mikhailovskaya artillery school and Nicholas military Academy. In 1896-1898, - the head of Odessa infantry cadet schools. In 1904-1906, - the commandant of the fortress Port Arthur. After the fall of the fortress presented a report that served as the grounds for legal action against generals of Stessel, Fock and Flight. For the accusation of cowardice Fock caused K.N. Smirnova to a duel, which took place on March 18, 1908, in the courtyard of the barracks of cavalry guards regiment. K.N. Smirnov was wounded Fock in his stomach. In 1908, PHD Smirnov retired. Had the order with swords St. Stanislav 1-St degree, St. Anna 1st class and St. Vladimir of the 2nd degree. A widower. He died at the age of 76 from pneumonia. He was buried at the local cemetery, in Pancevo.

Condition

Good collection condition, small tears on the edges.

History

SMIRNOV Konstantin Nikolaevich (19 may 1854, Odessa — November 9, 1930, Pancevo, near Belgrade) — Lieutenant-General of the General staff. Of the hereditary nobility of the Minsk province. He graduated from the Mikhailovsky artillery school and the Nikolaev military Academy. In 1896-1898, he was the chief of the Odessa infantry cadet school. In 1904-1906 — the commandant of the fortress Port-Arthur. After the fall of the fortress presented the report that provided the basis for initiation of proceedings against the generals Stessel, Foca and Flight. For the accusation of cowardice FLC caused K. N. Smirnov to a duel, which took place on 18 March 1908 in the courtyard of the barracks of the cavalry regiment. K. N. Smirnov was wounded Fock in the stomach. In 1908 G. K. N. Smirnov resigned. Had the order of the sword Saint. Stanislaus 1-th degree, St Anna 1-th degree and St. Vladimir 2 nd degree. Widower. Died at age 76 of pneumonia. He was buried at the local cemetery in pančevo.

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