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Grigory Golitsyn fought in the Caucasian War, studied at the General Staff Academy, and commanded several regiments. In 1876, was appointed Governor of Ural Oblast; he later served in a variety of positions in other regions.
Between 1897-1904 Golitsyn was the Governor of Transcaucasia; known as the initiator of the confiscation of the properties of the Armenian Church. He was wounded in an assassination attempt near Tiflis in October 1903.
Notes and referencesEdit
- Vitte, Sergéj Júl'jevič (1990). The Memoirs of Count Witte. Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe. p. 254. ISBN 978-0-87332-571-4. Note the author's bias.
- Altstadt, Audrey L. (2013). The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity under Russian Rule. Stanford, California: Hoover Press. p. 40. ISBN 978-0-8179-9183-8.
- Swietochowski, Tadeusz (2004). Russian Azerbaijan, 1905-1920: The Shaping of a National Identity in a Muslim Community (first paperback ed.). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. p. 40. ISBN 978-0-521-52245-8.
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