Nikolai Karl Gregor Freiherr von Krüdener (Николай Павлович Криденер; 10 March 1811 – 17 February 1891) was a Baltic German infantry general. He graduated from the Nikolayevsk Engineering Academy in 1828 and upon graduation was appointed officer. In 1833 he entered the Imperial Military Academy and after graduation was general staff of the army where he was in charge of various administrative duties. In 1848 he took command of the regiment Prince Eugene of Württemberg. In 1858 he was commander of the Keksgolm grenadier regiment. Promoted major general in 1859, he took command of the Volyn Imperial Russian Guard Regiment.
Nikolai von Krüdener
|Born||10 March 1811|
Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire
|Died||17 February 1891 (aged 79)|
Moscow, Russian Empire
|Service/||Imperial Russian Army|
|Years of service||1828–1891|
|Rank||General of the Infantry|
|Commands held||27th Infantry Division|
9th Army Corps
|Awards||Order of St. George|
Order of St. Vladimir
Order of Saint Anna
Order of Prince Danilo I
He was in command of the 9th Army corps during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–1878 and conquered the city of Nikopol on June 4, 1877, for which he was awarded the Order of Saint George, 3rd class. Thereafter he was in command of the Russian forces during the first battle of Plevna on July 8–18, 1877 where he was defeated. He then participated in the siege of Plevna.
| Commander of the 27th Infantry Division
| Commander of the 9th Army Corps
- Acović, Dragomir (2012). Slava i čast: Odlikovanja među Srbima, Srbi među odlikovanjima. Belgrade: Službeni Glasnik. p. 627.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
- 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.
- Криденер барон Николай Павлович