Vasili Bebutov

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Vasiliy Osipovich Bebutov
Bebutov Vasiliy Osipovich
Native name Russian: Василий Осипович Бебутов
Born (1791-01-01)1 January 1791
Died 7 April 1858(1858-04-07) (aged 67)
Rank Imperial Russian Army 1904-a-p18r.png General of the Infantry &
Adjutant General
Battles/wars Russo-Turkish War of 1806–1812
Patriotic War of 1812

Vasiliy Osipovich Bebutov (Armenian: Վասիլ Բեհբութով, Georgian: ვასილ ბებუთაშვილი / ბებუთოვი, Russian: Василий Осипович Бебутов) (1 January 1791 – April 7, 1858) was an Imperial Russian general and a member of a Georgian-Armenian noble family of Bebutashvili/Bebutov

Bebutov was in the military since 1809. Served in the Russo-Turkish War of 1806–1812 and the Patriotic War of 1812. Since 1816 he was Adjutant General of the H. I. M. Retinue and served with A. P. Yermolov. During the Russo-Turkish War of 1828–29 he participated in the takeover of Akhaltsikhe and commanded the defense thereof against an attempt by Ahmed Pasha of Adjara to recapture it for the Ottomans. In 1830 he was made the governor of the Armenian Oblast. From 1844–47 he fought Imam Shamil. He was awarded the Order of Saint George of the second degree on December 6, 1853 for his services after he defeated the Ottomans in the battle of Başgedikler during the Crimean War.

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