Caucasus Viceroyalty (1785–96)

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Caucasus Viceroyalty
Кавказское наместничество
Viceroyalty of the Russian Empire

 

1785–1796
Location of Caucasus
Capital Yekaterinograd
Government Viceroyalty
History
 •  Established 1785
 •  Disestablished 1796

The Caucasus Viceroyalty (Russian: Кавказское наместничество) was established in 1785 by Catherine the Great by transforming Astrakhan Governorate and adding some lands from Taurida Oblast. It was abolished by Paul I in 1796.

Viceroys[edit]

The five viceroys or heads of the viceroyalty were:

time name life span
1785–1787 Pavel Potemkin 1743–1796
1787–1788 Pyotr Abramovic Tekkeli  ?−1793
1788–1788 Ivan Petrovich Saltykov 1730–1805
1788–1790 Anton Bogdanovich de Balme 1741–1790
1790–1796,
1796–1798,
1806–1809
Ivan Vasilyevich Gudovich 1732–1820