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Prince (knyaz) Alexandr Mikhailovich Dondukov-Korsakov

Prince (knyaz) Alexandr Mikhailovich Dondukov-Korsakov, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of SciencesenlargePrince (knyaz) Alexandr Mikhailovich Dondukov-Korsakov, © Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


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Object:Prince (knyaz) Alexandr Mikhailovich Dondukov-Korsakov
Description:Half length portrait in an oval frame, depicting a man in military uniform with insignias of honour.
Comment:Prince Alexandr Mikhailovich Dondukov-Korsakov (1820 - 1893) was a Russian officer, General of the Cavalry, and politician. He took part in the Caucasian War, the Crimean War and the Russo-Ottoman War of 1877–1878. As of 1878–1879 he was Russia's Supreme Commissar in Bulgaria and helped draft the organizational statutes on which the first Bulgarian constitution was based. He acted also as Governor of Kharkov, Odessa, and Caucasus. According to a hand-written inscription on the back of a identical photograph, kept in Anastas Jovanović's album, the photo was taken by Iv. A. Karastoyanov.
Date:Not before 1878, Not after 1879
Creator:Karastoyanov, Ivan Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 103mm x 65mm
Image: 77mm x 53mm
Format:Carte de visite
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:150 Behavior Processes and Personality > 156 Social Personality
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
710 Military Technology
700 Armed Forces
720 War
640 State
Copyright:Научен архив на Българската академия на науките
Archive:Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Inv. No.: Ф. 3К, оп. 1, а.е. 1212-72
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova