Baron Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel (Russian: Пётр Николаевич Врангель, pronounced [ˈvranɡʲɪlʲ]; German: Peter von Wrangel; August 27 [O.S. August 15] 1878 – 25 April 1928), also known by his nickname the Black Baron, was a Russian officer of Baltic German origin in the Imperial Russian Army.
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Pyotr Nikolayevich, Baron Wrangel, general who led the “White” (anti-Bolshevik) forces in the final phase of the Russian Civil War (1918–20). A member of an old German baronial family, he served in the Russian imperial guards and became commander of a Cossack division during World War I.
General Peter Wrangel, a dashing figure who fought the Bolsheviks during Russia’s civil war, symbolizes in many ways a Russia that might have been. A legend surrounds Wrangel, the White commander who in 1920 sailed away across the Black Sea with the last of the anti-communist forces for a life of exile. His aura of courage, charisma, and ...
Anthony Kröner’s just-published biography of the last commander of the anti-Bolshevik forces of southern Russia, General Peter Wrangel (Petr NikolaevichVrangel’), entitled The White Knight of the Black Sea, is a carefully researched and well-written account of the life of one of the most fascinating military leaders of twentieth-century Russia.
The Army of Wrangel, nicknamed after its commander General Pyotr Wrangel, fought against Bolshevik forces in the Southern Front and the Ukrainian War of Independence. In November 1920, following defeat at the Siege of Perekop and being vastly outnumbered, the Army of Wrangel organized a successful evacuation from Crimea and subsequently dissolved.
Pyotr Wrangel (1878-1928) was a Russian military officer who served in the Russo-Japanese War and World War I. He later commanded the White army in southern Russia during the Civil War . Wrangel was born in the Lithuanian city of Novalexandrovsk to a noble family of German heritage.
Baron Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel ( Russian: Пётр Николаевич Врангель, pronounced [ˈvranɡʲɪlʲ]; German: Peter von Wrangel; August 27 [ O.S. August 15] 1878 – 25 April 1928), also known by his nickname the Black Baron, was a Russian officer of Baltic German origin in the Imperial Russian Army.
The last White stronghold in the Crimea under Pyotr Wrangel, Denikin’s successor, was defeated in November 1920, ending the Russian Civil War. Russian Revolution Summary Russian Revolution, two revolutions in 1917, the first of which, in February (March, New Style), overthrew the imperial government and the second of which, in October ...
Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel(Russian:Пётр Никола́евич Вра́нгель,IPA: [ˈvranɡʲɪlʲ]; August 27 [O.S.August 15] 1878 –April 25, 1928), also known as Peter von Wrangeland nicknamed the Black Baron, was a Russianofficer of Baltic Germanorigin in the Imperial Russian Army.