Fyodor Radetsky

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Fyodor Fyodorovich Radetsky
Radetskiy Fedor Fedorovich.jpg
Born1820
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
DiedJanuary 14, 1890
Odessa
AllegianceRussian Empire
Service/branchImperial Russian Army
RankColonel general
Commands held38th Infantry Division
21st Infantry Division
9th Infantry Division
8th Army Corps
Battles/wars

Fyodor Fyodorovich Radetsky (Radetzky in German) (Russian: Фёдор Фёдорович Радецкий; 1820–1890) was a Russian general of German-Silesian extraction. He founded the city of Krasnovodsk (modern Türkmenbaşy, Turkmenistan) in 1869. He commanded the Russian forces at the 3rd stage (September 13–17, 1877) and 4th stage (January 5–9, 1878) of the Battle of Shipka Pass.

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Military offices
Preceded by
New office
Chief of Staff of the 21st Infantry Division
1856–1858
Succeeded by
Preceded by
New office
Commander of the 38th Infantry Division
1865–1868
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Ivan Davidovich Lazarev
Commander of the 21st Infantry Division
1868–1871
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Commander of the 9th Infantry Division
1871–1876
Succeeded by
Nikolay Svyatopolk-Mirsky
Preceded by
New office
Commander of the 8th Army Corps
1876–1878
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Alexander Drenteln
Commander of the Kiev Military District
October 1888 – January 1889
Succeeded by
Mikhail Dragomirov