Pyotr Bagration

1765 - 1812

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Prince Pyotr Ivanovich Bagration (10 July 1765 – 24 September 1812) was a Russian general and prince of Georgian origin, prominent during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Bagration, a member of the Bagrationi dynasty, was born in Kizlyar. His father, Ivan (Ivane), served as an officer in the Imperial Russian Army, in which Bagration also enlisted in 1782. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pyotr Bagration has received more than 707,966 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Pyotr Bagration is the 144th most popular military personnel (up from 167th in 2019), the 137th most popular biography from Russia (down from 11th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

Pyotr Bagration is most famous for being one of the Russian generals in the Napoleonic Wars. He was killed in 1812 at the Battle of Borodino.

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Among military personnels, Pyotr Bagration ranks 144 out of 2,058Before him are Robert Peary, August von Mackensen, Chester W. Nimitz, Ubba, Hamilcar Barca, and Zhou Yu. After him are José de San Martín, Draža Mihailović, Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Ludwig Beck, and Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse.

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Among people born in 1765, Pyotr Bagration ranks 6Before him are William IV of the United Kingdom, Pope Gregory XVI, Nicéphore Niépce, Eli Whitney, and Robert Fulton. After him are Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Emma, Lady Hamilton, Paolo Ruffini, Jacques MacDonald, and Karl Ludwig Harding. Among people deceased in 1812, Pyotr Bagration ranks 2Before him is Mayer Amschel Rothschild. After him are Emanuel Schikaneder, Sacagawea, George Clinton, Étienne-Louis Malus, Shneur Zalman of Liadi, Jan Ladislav Dussek, Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Spencer Perceval, Isaac Titsingh, and Hieronymus von Colloredo.

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Among people born in Russia, Pyotr Bagration ranks 137 out of 3,761Before him are Sergei Yesenin (1895), Valery Legasov (1936), Alexei Rykov (1881), Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795), Dmitry Donskoy (1350), and Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897). After him are Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899), Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792), Arnold Sommerfeld (1868), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), and Mily Balakirev (1837).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Pyotr Bagration ranks 9Before him are Stanislav Petrov (1939), Yevgeny Prigozhin (1961), Alexander Suvorov (1730), Ivan Konev (1897), Mikhail Tukhachevsky (1893), and Vasily Chuikov (1900). After him are Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Semyon Budyonny (1883), Felix Steiner (1896), Johannes Blaskowitz (1883), Andrey Vlasov (1901), and Gotthard Heinrici (1886).