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The memoirs of Count Ernst von Munnich

Count Ernst von Munnich, The author of this memoir of the years 1758, was the son of the well known and very famous in his time, derived from Oldenburg Russian Field Marshal Count Burchard, Christoph von Munnich (1683-1767) This was not only an engineer and builder of the Ladoga canal made a name for, but also as a general, the 1734 Danzig, 1736 the Crimea and 1737 The Turkish fortress conquered. 1740 He threw some grenadiers of the Russian imperial rulers hated Biron, Duke of Courland, but soon after he was[...]