Ivan Trubetskoy

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Ivan Trubetskoy

Ivan Yurievich Trubetskoy (Russian: Иван Юрьевич Трубецкой; 18 June 1667 – 16 January 1750 in Aleksandr Nevsky Monastery) was a Russian Field Marshal, promoted in 1728.[1] He was a member of the inner circle of Tsar Peter I of Russia.[2] Made a boyar in 1692, Trubetskoy commanded part of the Russian fleet during the Azov campaigns in 1696.[3] In 1699, he was named governor of Novgorod.[3] Trubetskoy ordered surrender during the Battle of Narva in 1700.[3] He was captured and held prisoner in Sweden until exchanged in 1718.[1] At the moment of death he remain the last living boyar in Russia.


  1. ^ a b Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, David; Bruce Menning (2004). Reforming the Tsar's Army: Military Innovation in Imperial Russia from Peter the Great to the Revolution. Cambridge University Press. p. 263. ISBN 0-521-81988-1. 
  2. ^ Hughes, Lindsey (2004). Peter the Great: A Biography. Yale University Press. pp. 146, 176. ISBN 0-300-10300-X. 
  3. ^ a b c Bushkovitch, Paul (2001). Peter the Great: The Struggle for Power, 1671–1725. Cambridge University Press. p. 225. ISBN 0-521-80585-6.