Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov

Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov (Russian: Александр Васильевич Суворов) was born on 24 November 1730 (Moscow, Russia) and was died on 18 May 1800 (Saint Petersburg, Russia). He was a Russian general in service of the Russian Empire. He was Count of Rymnik, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Prince of the Kingdom of Sardinia, Prince of the Russian Empire and the last Generalissimo of the Russian Empire.

Suvorov is considered one of the greatest military commanders in Russian history and one of the great generals of the early modern period. He was awarded numerous medals, titles, and honors by Russia, as well as by other countries. Suvorov secured Russia’s expanded borders and renewed military prestige and left a legacy of theories on warfare. He was the author of several military manuals, the most famous being The Science of Victory, and was noted for several of his sayings.

He never lost a single battle he commanded. Suvorov has participated more than 60 battles and combats in total. Several military academies, monuments, villages, museums, and orders in Russia are dedicated to him.

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