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Alexander Ypsilantis (1792–1828)
Ypsilantis in Sacred Band's attire
National Historical Museum of Greece
Native name
Greek: Αλέξανδρος Υψηλάντης
Romanian: Alexandru Ipsilanti
Russian: Александр Константинович Ипсиланти
Born 12 December 1792
Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Died 31 January 1828 (1828-02-01) (aged 35)
Vienna, Austrian Empire
Years of service 1805–1821
Rank Major general
Battles/wars Napoleonic Wars
  • Battle of Dresden

Greek War of Independence

  • Battle of Dragashani

Alexander Ypsilantis (1792–1828) was a main participant in the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire in 1821. He was also a senior officer of the Imperial Russian cavalry during the Napoleonic Wars.

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