Monument to Barclay de Tolly

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 Jõgeveste.

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 ti

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    In the middle of nowhere, on your way from Tartu to Valmiera, you will pass the sign mentioning Barclay de Tally mausoleum and when doing so, we will not only enjoy the lovely country side, but also...

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    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...

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    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...


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