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Aleksander Ivanovich Kazarsky
June 16, 1797 – June 16, 1833
|Born||June 16, 1797|
|Died||June 16, 1833(aged 36)|
||Imperial Russian Navy|
|Battles/wars||Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829)|
Aleksandr Ivanovich Kazarsky (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Каза́рский) (June 16, 1797 – June 16, 1833) was a Russian Navy officer. He was the hero of the Russo-Turkish War (1828–1829). Kazarsky was the captain of brig Mercury. He became famous after the victory in the battle against two Turkish ships of the line.
- Kazarsky joined the fleet in 1811.
- In 1814 he became an officer.
- 14 May 1829 Kazarsky won the battle against two Turkish ships.
- From 26 May to 17 July 1829 Kazarsky was the Captain of frigate Pospeshny.
- From 1831 to 1833 Kazarsky was a member of the retinue of Nicholas I of Russia.
- In 1833 he was poisoned.
A brig and a torpedo boat were named after Alexander Kazarsky.
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