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Lev Kulchitsky
Russian admiral

Lev Kulchitsky

Lev Kulchitsky
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Intro Russian admiral
Was Military leader Admiral
From Russia
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 20 February 1813, Russian Empire, Russian Empire
Death 25 November 1873, Taganrog, Russia (aged 60 years)
Star sign Pisces
Order of St. George, 4th class  
The details (from wikipedia)


Lev Yakovlevich Kulchitsky (Russian: Лев Яковлевич Кульчицкий, 4 March [O.S. 20 February] 1813 – 7 December [O.S. 25 November] 1873) was a Russian rear-admiral and the 13th governor of Taganrog, member of the Admiralty since 1856.

Graduated from Cadet Corps in 1831. Served in the Black Sea Fleet, promoted to captain-lieutenant in 1849, captain second rank since 1855, captain first rank since 1858, rear-admiral since 1866. During Crimean War Lev Kulchitskiy commanded the paddle frigate Gromonosets.

In 1860 he was appointed chairman of the military trial at Nikolaev port. In 1863 appointed chief of the Konstantinovskaya Navy Station in Tsemes Bay. Kulchitsky served as Governor of Taganrog from 1868 to 1873. After his death he was interred in the crypt of The All-Saints Church in Taganrog at the Taganrog Old Cemetery


  • Order of St. George of 4th degree

External links and references

  • History of Taganrog by Pavel Filevskiy, Moscow; 1898.
  • Taganrog Encyclopedia, Taganrog, 2002.
Government offices
Preceded by
Ivan Shestakov
Governors of Taganrog
Succeeded by
acting governor Achilles Alferaki

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 30 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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