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Coat of arms of the Shuvalov family
Portrait of Countess Catherine P. Shuvalova, 1770s, by Greuze

Shuvalov (Russian: Шува́лов) is the name of a Russian noble family which, although documented since the 16th century, rose to distinction during the reign of Empress Elizabeth and was elevated to the rank of counts on 5 September 1746.

Members of the Shuvalov noble family[edit]

The notable Shuvalovs include:

Other people with the Shuvalov name[edit]


The Shuvalov family's residences included three palaces in Saint Petersburg and a manor nearby:

Countess Elizabeth Andreevna Shuvalova

They also inherited the possessions and castles of the ducal Biron family in Courland, such as the Rundale Palace.

Shuvalov Palace at St.Petersburg
Rundale Palace

External links[edit]

  • ‹See Tfd›(in English) Marek, Miroslav. "Shuvalov family tree". Genealogy.EU..
  • ‹See Tfd›(in German) Genealogisches Handbuch der baltischen Ritterschaften Teil 2,3: Estland, Görlitz 1930
  • Information about Shuvalov Palace - Fabergé Museum website