Dmitry Shuvayev

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Dmitry Shuvayev

Dmitry Savelyevich Shuvayev (Дмитрий Савельевич Шуваев in Russian) (10.(24).12.1854 — 1937) was a Russian military leader, Infantry General (1912).

Dmitry Shuvayev graduated from Alexander Military School (1872) and General Staff Academy (1878). He used to command a division (1905) and a corps (1907-1908). In 1909, Shuvayev was appointed head of Chief Quartermaster Department and chief quartermaster. He then held a post of Chief Field Quartermaster between December 1915 and March 1916. Shuvayev was appointed military minister in March 1916 and remained on this post until January 1917, when he became a member of the State Council. After the October Revolution, Shuvayev served in the Red Army as a commander from 1918 to 1926 and taught at different military schools.

He retired from military service in 1926. On 5 December 1937, Shuvayev was arrested by the NKVD. He was sentenced to death on 15 December and shot on 19 December 1937. He was rehabilitated posthumuously in 1956.

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Russian Wikipedia.