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Pyotr Krasnov

White movement Cossack (1869-1947)

1869   -   1947


country of citizenship: Russian Empire, Don Republic, Nazi Germany
native language: Russian
languages spoken, written or signed: Russian
educated at: Pavel Military School
occupation: writer, military officer, historian, politician
award received: Order of Saint Anna, 2nd class, Order of Saint Anna, 3rd class, Order of Saint Stanislaus, 2nd class, Order of St. Vladimir, 4th class, Order of Saint Stanislaus, 3rd class, Order of St. Vladimir, 3rd class, Order of St. George, 4th class, Order of the Star of Ethiopia, Gold Sword for Bravery

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Pyotr Nikolayevich Krasnov (Russian: Пётр Николаевич Краснов; 22 September (old style: 10 September) 1869 – 17 January 1947), sometimes referred to in English as Peter Krasnov, was a Don Cossack historian and officer, promoted to Lieutenant General of the Russian army when the revolution broke out in 1917, one of the leaders of the counter-revolutionary White movement afterwards and a Nazi collaborator who mobilized Cossack forces to fight against the Soviet Union during World War II.
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