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.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyotr_Wrangel
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.
Pyotr Nikolayevich, Baron Wrangel, (born August 15 [August 27, New Style], 1878, Novo-Aleksandrovsk, Lithuania, Russian Empire—died April 25, 1928, Brussels, Belgium), general who led the “White” (anti- Bolshevik) forces in the final phase of the Russian Civil War (1918–20).
Leading the anti-communist “White” forces against the new “Red” army to the end was Pyotr Wrangel. Wrangel, a career cavalry officer who fought with distinction in the Russo-Japanese War and World War i, found himself at the center of various intrigues in the early stages of the Russian Revolution.
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 ...
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. He studied mining and engineering in St Petersburg.