Rostopchin, F. V. (Fedor Vasilʹevich), 1763-1826Alternative names
Fedor Vasilʹevich Rostopchin was the governor general of Moscow during the Napoleonic invasion of 1812. He stopped the French troops setting the city on fire. The The Moscow governor was knighted, and enjoyed long visits in Paris after the war.
From the description of Letter to a portraitist, 1814. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 85179586
- Manuscripts, Russian
- Russia (as recorded)