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|Aleksander Ivanovich Kazarsky|
June 16, 1797 – June 16, 1833
|Born||June 16, 1797|
|Died||June 16, 1833(aged 36)|
|Service/branch||Imperial Russian Navy|
|Battles/wars||Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829)|
Aleksandr Ivanovich Kazarsky (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Каза́рский, 1797 - 1833) (June 16, 1797 - June 16, 1833) was a Russian Navy officer. He was the hero of the Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829). Kazarsky was the captain of brig Mercury. He became famous after the victory in the battle against two Turkish ships of the line.
Career[change | change source]
- Kazarsky joined the fleet in 1811.
- In 1814 he became an officer.
- 14 May 1829 Kazarsky won the battle against two Turkish ships.
- From 26 May to 17 July 1829 Kazarsky was the Captain of frigate Pospeshny.
- From 1831 to 1833 Kazarsky was a member of the retinue of Nicholas I of Russia.
- In 1833 he was poisoned.