Mikhail Kutuzov at the Battle of Borodino, 1812. Napoleon was unwell with fever, cough, swelling of feet and legs, and urine coming out painfully in drops, and complained lozenges given by his personal physician, Dr. Corvisart, did no good.
The Borodino field, where the Russian Army under Field-Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov engaged the French Army under Napoleon on September 7th, 1812. The Battle of Borodino went down in history as the bloodiest battle on record, in which the Russians, as Napoleon put it, won the right to be called invincible. The battle of France’s 1812 war against Russia that largely predetermined the defeat of the Napoleon Army. September 7th has been celebrated as “Borodino Day” ever since.
"Carriage Dress" (December 1813) - "The purveyors of Regency fashion often named garments or accessories after people or events in the news. The mantle in this print, the Kutusoff mantle, is named for Field Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov of the Russian Empire, who fought against the French invasion of Russia."
Detalles de NIUE: 1 $ plata 2010 Serie Lideres " Mikhail Kutuzov"