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Painting of General Prince Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov (1782-1856) Russia by George Dawe in The Military Gallery of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. The gallery holds the portraits of those who took part in the Patriotic War of 1812.

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Count Tolstoy Mikhail / граф Толстой Михаил Владимирович (1812 † 1896)

Eight-hour epic based on the eponymous book by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined. One is the love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov, who is unhappy in his marriage. Another is the "Great Patriotic War" of 1812 against the invading Napoleon's Armies. The people of Russia from all classes of society stand up united against the enemy. The 500,000 strong Napoleon's army moves through Russia and causes much destruction culminating in the…

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George Dawe - Portrait of Prince Mikhail Barclay de Tolly (1761 (80,0 x 57,0 cm)

George Dawe - Portrait of Prince Mikhail Barclay de Tolly (1761-1818), 1829

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The real-life aristocrats who inspired War And Peace revealed

Of all the real-life characters, the most important is General Mikhail Kutuzov, played by Brian Cox

Mikhail Kutuzov: A silver-gilt and niello commemorative snuff box, Yakov Moiseyev, Velikiy Ustyug, circa 1813.

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The real-life aristocrats who inspired War And Peace revealed

Mikhail Kutuzov at the Battle of Borodino, 1812. Napoleon was unwell with fever, cough, swelling of feet and legs, and urine coming out painfully in drops, and complained lozenges given by his personal physician, Dr. Corvisart, did no good.

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