|Aleksander Ivanovich Kazarsky|
June 16, 1797 – June 16, 1833
|Born||June 16, 1797|
|Died||June 16, 1833(aged 36)|
|Service/branch||Imperial Russian Navy|
|Battles/wars||Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829)|
Aleksander Ivanovich Kazarsky (Belarusian: Алякса́ндр Іва́навіч Каза́рскі, Russian: Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Каза́рский), (June 16, 1797 – June 16, 1833) was a Russian Navy officer, the hero of the Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829). Kazarsky was the captain of brig Mercury and became famous after the victory in the battle against two Turkish ships of the line.
- Kazarsky joined the fleet in 1811.
- In 1814 he became an officer.
- In 1829 as a Captain Lieutenant he was the captain of 18-gun brig Mercury.
- On 14 May 1829 Mercury under the command of Kazarsky won the battle against two Turkish ships of the line.
- From 26 May to 17 July 1829 Kasarsky was the captain of frigate Pospeshny.
- From 1831 to 1833 Kazarsky was a member of the retinue of Nicholas I of Russia.
- In 1833 he was poisoned.