Nikolay Muravyov-Karsky

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Nikolay Nikolayevich Muravyov

Nikolay Muravyov-Karsky
Born(1787-07-14)14 July 1787
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died23 October 1866(1866-10-23) (aged 79)
Skornyakova, Zadonsk, Voronezh Governorate, Russian Empire
Allegiance Russian Empire
Service/branchImperial Russian Army
Years of service1811–1859
RankGeneral of the Infantry
Battles/warsNapoleonic Wars
Russo-Persian War
Russo-Turkish War
Caucasian War
November Uprising
Hungarian Campaign
Crimean War
AwardsOrder of St. Andrew
Order of St. George

Nikolay Nikolayevich Muravyov-Karsky (Russian: Николай Николаевич Муравьёв-Карский; 14 July 1794 – 23 October 1866) was an Imperial Russian military officer and General of the Russian Army. A member of the mighty Muravyov family, he distinguished himself during the battle of Warsaw (1831) of the November Uprising. He continued to serve in the military and took active part in the fights of the Crimean War. For his role in the Siege of Kars, captured on November 28, 1855 (according to Gregorian calendar), the tsar awarded him with a prestigious title "Karski" ("of Kars"), added to his surname.