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Aleksei Nikolaevich Kuropatkin, 1845-1925
Алексей Николаевич Куропаткин, 1845-1925
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University of Southern California. Libraries
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University of Southern California Digital Library
Russian Satirical Journals Collection
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Age 18 appointed to First Turkestan Rifle Battalion
1868 wounded during conquest of Bokhara
1876 participated in campaign against Kokand in Central Asia
1877-87 served as Skoblev’s Chief of Staff in Turkish War, in which he was wounded
1880-81 led the Turkestan Rifle Brigade in the Akkal Tekke Expedition
1898 appointed to the post of Minister of War and negotiated with Japan prior to the Russo-Japanese War
1904 became Commander-in-Chief of the Manchurian army
1905 withdrew his forces from Mukden, which subsequently fell to the Japanese. Saw heavy losses of his troops
1905 was superseded in command by General Linevich, and subsequently acted as Commander of the First Army until the end of the war
1908 published The Russian Army and the Japanese War in four volumes
1910 published The Tasks of the Russian Army in three volumes
1915 appointed to command the Grenadier Corps during World War I
1916 Commander-in-Chief of the Northern Front at Pskov, following General Plehve
Late 1916 returned as Commander-in-Chief of the Turkestan Military District to suppress a rebellion
1917 arrested during the Revolution of 1917 but then freed by the Provisional Government. [Chronology (English)]
Aleksei Nikolaevich Kuropatkin, 1845-1925. From Library of Congress Prints and Photographs, Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA Digital ID: No known restrictions on publication. SJP-Photographs-Kuropatkin~01. [Portrait description]
Aleksei Nikolaevich Kuropatkin, 1845-1925. General of the Russian Imperial Army during the Russo-Japanese War and World War I. Born 17.III.1845. Died 26.I.1925 in Shemshurino, Pskov district. [Biography (English)]
satjrnl-m60 [Legacy record ID]
Kuropatkin, A. N. (Aleksei Nikolaevich), 1848-1925
Куропаткин, Алексей Николаевич, 1848-1925
Time Period
circa 1845/1925-01-26
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
People Collection
Russian Satirical Journals Collection
journal article: Knox, Alfred. "General Kuropatkin." The Slavonic Review 4.10JUN 1925 164-168. 10 Feb 2009 <>.; portrait: SJP-Photo-Kuropatkin~01; satjrnl-m14

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