Nikolai Pavlovich Sablin

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Nikolai Pavolvich Sablin
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Born (1880-04-16)April 16, 1880
Mykolaiv, Russian Empire
Died August 21, 1937(1937-08-21) (aged 57)
Paris, France
Allegiance  Russian Empire
White Movement
Service/branch Imperial Russian Navy
Years of service 1898-1917
Rank Captain 1st Rank
Commands held Imperial Yacht Standart
Battles/wars Russo-Japanese War
World War I
Russian Civil War

For the Revolutionary please see Nikolai Sablin

Nikolai Pavlovich Sablin (Russian: Николай Павлович Саблин) (1880–1937) was an officer in the Imperial Russian Navy

Sablin was born into a naval family in Mykolaiv. His father was Vice Admiral Pavel Sablin and his brother was Admiral Mikhail Sablin

Sablin graduated from the Marine Cadet Corps in 1898 and fought in the suppression of the Boxer rebellion in China in 1899-1900. During the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905, Sablin was an officer on the cruiser Almaz. From 1906 to 1914 he served on the Imperial Yacht Standart, eventually becoming her commander. In 1914. Sablin became the naval Aide de camp to Tsar Nicholas II and later in World War I commanded a battalion of the Russian Guard. He was dismissed from service after the February Revolution and joined the White Russian forces in Ukraine and South Russia.

Sablin was evacuated from Odessa in 1920 and subsequently lived in Constantinople, Berlin and Paris. He was a prominent member of Russian Exile organisations. Before his death, he wrote his memoirs together with Roman Borisovich Gul detailing his experiences with the Russian Imperial family. Sablin died in Paris and was buried in the Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois Russian Cemetery

References[edit]

  • This Article is translated from Russian Wikipedia
  • Волков С. В. Офицеры флота и Морского ведомства. М., 2004
  • Page in Russian from Hronos