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Stoletov as a young man.
November 13, 1834|
|Died||July 10, 1912(aged 77)|
|Service/branch||Imperial Russian Army|
|Years of service||1854 - 1898|
Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
|Awards||Order of St. George
Order of St. Vladimir
Order of St Anna
Stoletov was born in Vladimir and attended the Vladimir Gymnasium (grammar school) and the Psysics faculty of the Moscow State University graduating in 1854. He joined the Russian army in 1854 and fought in the Crimean War, participating in the Battle of Inkermann and the Siege of Sevastopol.
Stoletov graduated from the General Staff Academy in 1859. In the 1860s Stoletov took part in the Russian conquest of Turkestan and was a major participant in the Russo Turkish War of 1877-78. During this conflict he commanded the Russian and Bulgarian forces at the 2nd battle of the Shipka Pass.
After the end of the Russo Turkish War Stoletov was made Lieutenant General and appointed commander of the Turkestan Military District and participated in a diplomatic mission to Afghanistan. He retired in 1898 and died at Tsarskoye Selo
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