Petr Ivanovich Panin

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Petr Ivanovich Panin by Ivan Vishnyakov, 1742

General Count Petr Ivanovich Panin (Russian: Пётр Ива́нович Па́нин) (1721 – April 26, 1789), younger brother of Nikita Ivanovich Panin, fought with distinction in the Seven Years' War and in the Russo-Turkish War of 1768–1774, capturing Bender on September 26, 1770. In 1773–1775 he participated in suppressing Pugachev's rebellion. He died in Moscow, as the senior General of the Russian Army. He is the father of Nikita Petrovich Panin.

Original text adapted from Meyers Konversations-Lexikon, 4th edition.