Feofil Egorovich Meyendorf

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Baron Feofil Egorovich (von) Meyendorf (Russian: Феофи́л Его́рович (фон) Мейендо́рф; German: Bogdan Theophil Freiherr[1] von Meyendorff; August 4, 1838 – October 18, 1919) was an Imperial Russian military leader of Baltic German descent. He fought in the Caucasus and against the Ottoman Empire and the Empire of Japan.

Feofil Egorovich Meyendorf
Baron Theophil E. Meyendorf.jpeg
Birth nameBogdan Theophil von Meyendorff
BornAugust 4, 1838
DiedOctober 18, 1919
AllegianceRussian Empire
Service/branchImperial Russian Army
Commands held2nd Cavalry Division
1st Army Corps
Battles/warsCaucasian War
Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
Russo-Japanese War

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ChildrenEdit

  • son Nikolai Meyendorff (1887-1969)
Preceded by
Commander of the 2nd Cavalry Division
1884-1892
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Mikhail Pavlovich Danilov
Commander of the 1st Army Corps
1896–1905
Succeeded by
Nikolay Iudovich Ivanov

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  1. ^ Regarding personal names: Freiherr is a former title (translated as Baron). In Germany since 1919, it forms part of family names. The feminine forms are Freifrau and Freiin.

SourcesEdit

  • "Feofil Egorovich Meyendorf". «Russian army in a Great war» project.
  • Template:Книга:Военная энциклопедия Сытина
  • Милорадович Г. А. Список лиц свиты их величеств с царствования императора Петра I по 1886 год. СПб., 1886
  • Список генералам по старшинству на 1886 год. СПб., 1886