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Monument to Barclay de Tolly

Uelikooli 8, Tartu 51003, Estonia
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Duke Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (1761-1818) was a Russian Field Marshal with Baltic German... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Mikael F
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Vantaa, Finland
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Russian Field Marshal, minister of War, born in Lithuania, raised and buried in Southern Estonia... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Pii L
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Laagri, Estonia
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Duke Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (1761-1818) was a Russian military leader with Baltic German roots. He was distinguished by his talent and bravery as an officer in a number of battles, being decorated a total of 14 times - including with the title of count and eventually duke. The monument to Barclay de Tolly was unveiled in 1849. It was created by Vassili Demut-Malinovski and Apollon Shtshedrin. The duke is buried in his family's tomb in Jogeveste.
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Uelikooli 8, Tartu 51003, Estonia
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Duke Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (1761-1818) was a Russian Field Marshal with Baltic German roots. He was distinguished by his talent and bravery as an officer in a number of battles: Russo-Turkish War (1787–92), Russo-Swedish War (1788–90), Finnish War (1808-09) and Napoleonic Wars (1803-15)....More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Russian Field Marshal, minister of War, born in Lithuania, raised and buried in Southern Estonia, German/Scottish origin, Governor General of Finland, during Russo-Turk war served against the Turks, during Russo-Swedish and Finnish wars against Swedish. He took part in putting down the Kościuszko Uprising in...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

How does one rate a statue in the middle of a public park ? In Tartu there seems to be a statue or monument on every othe corner. If the purpose of such a monument is to actually raise curiosity about the depicted person, it...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, a military commander of Russian leader of Scottish origins, was born in Lithuania, grew up in Russia, spent his last years in Estonia, died in eastern Prussia and was buried in Estonia. He gained his fame during the Napoleon invasion....More

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Best viewed as an hors d'oeuvre prior to travelling down to the Barclay de Tolly Mausoleum near Helme, in Valgamaa (Valga County).

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