Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly

1761 - 1818

Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly

Prince Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (German: Fürst Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly; 27 December [O.S. 16 December] 1761 – 26 May [O.S. 14 May] 1818) was a Baltic German field marshal and Minister of War of the Russian Empire during Napoleon's invasion in 1812 and the War of the Sixth Coalition. Barclay implemented a number of reforms during this time that improved supply system in the army, doubled the number of army troops, and implemented new combat training principles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly has received more than 269,380 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 107th most popular nobleman.

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Among noblemen, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly ranks 118 out of 559Before him are John of Gaunt, Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici, Ramesses VIII, Anne, Princess Royal, Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal, and Prince Oscar, Duke of Skåne. After him are Isabella d'Este, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Miguel I of Portugal, Setnakhte, and Robert the Strong.

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Among people born in 1761, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly ranks 4Before him are Pope Pius VIII, Selim III, and Marie Tussaud. After him are Jan Potocki, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, Jean-Charles Pichegru, William Carey, Smithson Tennant, August von Kotzebue, Philippe Buonarroti, and Antoine Barnave. Among people deceased in 1818, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly ranks 3Before him are Charles XIII of Sweden and Gaspard Monge. After him are Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Maria Isabel of Braganza, Alexandre Pétion, Charles, Grand Duke of Baden, Matthew Lewis, Johan Gottlieb Gahn, Hedvig Elisabeth Charlotte of Holstein-Gottorp, and Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly ranks 5 out of 161Before him are Sergei Eisenstein (1898), Wilhelm Ostwald (1853), Mikhail Tal (1936), and Isaiah Berlin (1909). After him are Kārlis Ulmanis (1877), Nicolai Hartmann (1882), Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948), Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga (1937), Ernst Gideon von Laudon (1717), Aron Nimzowitsch (1886), and Jacob Kettler (1610).

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Among noblemen born in Latvia, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly ranks 1After him are Friedrich Kettler (1569) and Maria Amalia of Courland (1653).

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