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General Field Marshal Prince Mikhail Golenishtchev-Kutuzov. Russia, 1812

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The real-life aristocrats who inspired War And Peace revealed

Of all the real-life characters, the most important is General Mikhail Kutuzov, played by Brian Cox

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The real-life aristocrats who inspired War And Peace revealed

Mikhail Kutuzov

The Borodino field, where the Russian Army under Field-Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov engaged the French Army under Napoleon on September 7th, 1812. The Battle of Borodino went down in history as the bloodiest battle on record, in which the Russians, as Napoleon put it, won the right to be called invincible. The battle of France’s 1812 war against Russia that largely predetermined the defeat of the Napoleon Army. September 7th has been celebrated as “Borodino Day” ever since.

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Tomb of Mikhail Kutuzov, Field Marshal of the Russian Empire, who stopped Napoleon at Borodino

"Carriage Dress" (December 1813) - "The purveyors of Regency fashion often named garments or accessories after people or events in the news. The mantle in this print, the Kutusoff mantle, is named for Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov of the Russian Empire, who fought against the French invasion of Russia."

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