Georg Andreas von Rosen

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Georg von Rosen (Russian: Григорий Владимирович Розен; 1782–1841) was a German military officer, a general of the Russian Imperial Army. A baron of Estonian German ancestry, he joined the army at the age of seven. He took part in the Napoleonic Wars, the Finnish War, fought at Borodino and served with Russian forces all the way to Paris. Promoted to Major General in 1809, he quickly rose through the ranks and in 1826 was promoted to a full general of infantry rank. Designated the commanding officer of the 6th Lithuanian Corps in 1827, he took part in the fights of the November Uprising. After that, he succeeded Ivan Paskevich as commander in chief of the Caucasus. He died in Moscow.