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Sergey Volkonskiy

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Date of Birth: 12/19/1788

Age: 76

Place of birth: St. Petersburg

Citizenship: Russia

Background

He was arrested in January 1826 was sentenced under the first category to 20 years in prison (shortened up to 15 years).

Sergei G. Volkonsky (1788, St. Petersburg - 1865, Funnels village Kozelets county Chernigov province), prince of the Decembrists. From the kind of Volkonskiis.

Childhood years spent in Moscow, in the house of his father - Prince GS Volkonsky on Volkhonka and the house of his grandfather - Prince NG Repnin. In 1802 in St. Petersburg.

Member of the military campaign of 1806-07, the Russian-Turkish War of 1810-11. Adjutant of the Emperor Alexander I (1811). During the war of 1812 was composed of army guerrilla detachment under the command of FF Winzegorode in force at Moscow; the detachment ID Ilovaisky came to Moscow from the abandonment of its enemy.

Participant foreign campaigns of the Russian Army 1813-14; Major-General (1813). A member of several Masonic lodges (1812-22), member of the Decembrist "Union of Welfare" (1819) and the Southern Society (1821, 1823, together with VL Davydov headed it Kamensky council).

He was arrested in January 1826 was sentenced under the first category to 20 years in prison (sroksokrasch