Krasnov, P. N. (Petr Nikolaevich), 1869-1947

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1869-09-22
Death 1947-01-17
Russians
Russian

Biographical notes:

Born St. Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 22, 1869; Major general, Imperial Russian army; ataman of Don Cossacks; author in emigration; head of Cossack units within German army 1943-1945; executed, Moscow?, USSR, January 16, 1947.

From the description of P.N. Krasnov papers, 1884-1973. (Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary). WorldCat record id: 352887349

Major general, Imperial Russian army; ataman of Don Cossacks.

From the description of P. N. Krasnov papers, 1884-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867683

Biographical Chronology

  • 1869 September 22: Born, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1888: Graduated, Pavlovskoe voennoe uchilishche
  • 1903: Author, Po Azii. Putevye ocherki Manchzhurii, Dalniago Vostoka, Kitaia, Iaponii i Indii
  • 1910: Colonel, commanding officer, 1st Siberian Cossack regiment
  • 1913: Commanding officer, 10th Don Cossack regiment
  • 1914: Major General, commanding officer, 1st Don division
  • 1917: Commanding officer, 3rd Cavalry corps
  • 1918: Elected ataman of Don Cossacks Retired
  • 1921: Author, Ot dvuglavogo orla k krasnomu znameni, 1894-1921
  • 1922: Author, Vsevelikoe voisko donskoe
  • 1923: Author, Poniat'-prostit': roman v 4 chastiakh
  • 1927: Author, Dusha armii: ocherki o voennoi psikhologii
  • 1931: Author, Vypash
  • 1937: Author, Nakanunie voiny: iz zhizni pogranichnogo garnizona
  • 1943: Head of Cossack units within the German Army
  • 1945: Turned over by the British Army to Soviet authorities, along with thousands of Cossacks at Lienz, Austria
  • 1947 January 16: Executed, Moscow (?), USSR

From the guide to the Petr Nikolaevich Krasnov papers, 1884-1973, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Russia. Armiia--Officers
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918 Russia
  • Cossacks
  • Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921
  • Russia--Emigration and immigration

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  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • Russia (as recorded)
  • Russia (as recorded)