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

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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)

Archival Resources
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creatorOf Bazilevskiĭ, Vladimir Aleksandrovich, d. ca. 1950. Vladimir Aleksandrovich Bazilevskii Papers, 1928. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Arkhangelśkiĭ, Alekseĭ Petrovich, 1872-1959. Aleksei Petrovich Arkhangel'skii Papers, 1903-1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Makhonin, Aleksandr Ivanovich, 1889- . Aleksandr Ivanovich Makhonin Manuscript and Memoir, ca. 1966. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Bogaevskiĭ, Afrikan Petrovich, 1872-1934. Afrikan Petrovich Bogaevskii Papers, ca. 1918-1934. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Gertsog Nikolai Nikolaevich fon Leikhtenberg diary, 1918 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Leikhtenberg, Nikolai Nikolaevich fon, gert︠s︡og. Gertsog Nikolai Nikolaevich fon Leikhtenberg diary, 1918. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Kartashev, Petr Vasilévich, d. 1943?. Petr Vasil'evich Kartashev Papers, ca. 1918-1957. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Krasnov, P. N. (Petr Nikolaevich), 1869-1947. 880-02 P.N. Krasnov papers, 1884-1973. Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary
creatorOf Krasnov, P. N. (Petr Nikolaevich), 1869-1947. P. N. Krasnov papers, 1884-1973. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Petr Nikolaevich Krasnov papers, 1884-1973 Hoover Institution Archives.
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Soviet Union
Soviet Union
Russia
Russia
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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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Birth 1869-09-22

Death 1947-01-17

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