|Aleksandr Mikhailovich Krymov|
|Born||October 23, 1871|
|Died||August 31, 1917(aged 45)|
|Service/branch||Imperial Russian Army
|Commands held||3rd Cavalry Corps
|Battles/wars||Russo Japanese War
World War I
Russian Civil War
|Awards||Order of St. Vladimir
Order of St. George IV Class
Aleksandr Mikhailovich Krymov (October 23, 1871—August 31, 1917, Russian: Крымов Александр Михайлович) was a Russian Imperial Lieutenant General, a military commander of Russo-Japanese War, World War I, and Russian Revolution times.
During the times of the Russian Revolution of 1917, on April 4, 1917 he was appointed acting commander of the 3rd Cavalry Corps, which included the Savage Division. He refused to accept the appointment of Military Minister by the Russian Provisional Government. On August 24, 1917 Commander-in-Chief Lavr Kornilov appointed Krymov commander of the Detached Petrograd Army (отдельная Петроградская армия ) to secure the Russian capital of Petrograd.
Honours and awards
- Order of St. Stanislaus, 3rd class (1898), 2nd class with Swords (1905)
- Order of St. Vladimir, 4th class. with Swords (1905), 3rd class (19 April 1911)
- Order of St. Anne, 4th class (1905), 3rd class with Swords and Bow (1905), 2nd class with Swords (1906)
- Order of St. George, 4th class (26 June 1916)
- Gold Sword for Bravery (8 November 1914).
- Krymov's biography (Russian)
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