Count Wittgenstein.Lieutenant General of the Imperial Russian Armies.
Stipple. Sheet size: 185 x 120mm (7¼ x 4¾"). Trimmed inside platemark.
Ludwig Adolph Peter, Prince Wittgenstein (1769 - 1843) was a Russian Field Marshal distinguished for his services in the Napoleonic wars. He was promoted to Major in 1793 of the Ukrainian light cavalry regiment. He fought with the unit in the Kosciuszko Uprising. In 1800 he took command of the Mariupolski Hussars Regiment and lead the Russian army in numerous campaigns. In 1828 he was appointed to command the Russian army in the war against Turkey, but ill health soon obliged him to retire. In 1834 the King of Prussia gave him the title of Fürst (Prince) zu Sayn-Wittgenstein.
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