The Art of Victory has 8 ratings and 2 reviews. ‘Aussie Rick’ said: Aleksandr Vasiliyevich Suvorov, Prince of Italy, Count of Rimnikskiy, Count of the Ho. The pages 3 to 19 are a discussion of Suvorov and his importance as a Pages 23 to 40 is an annotated version of his famous book – Science of Victory. Alexander Suvorov spent more than 50 years of his life on the battlefield. Suvorov penned The Science of Victory, a manual on how to do it.

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Suvorov remained in Poland untilwhen he returned to Saint Petersburg.

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We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Igor Chubin marked it as to-read Sep 14, Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. He even had his own regiment of Russian soldiers whom he dressed up in Prussian style uniforms and paraded around. Suvorov had his own ideas on military training and strategy and wrote books on the subject, the most famous being The Science of Victory.

Nor did he ever really lose touch with the common footsoldier. Kate marked it as to-read Jul 26, The slaughter involved in his storming of the Warsaw suburb of Praga which he justified as shortening the war and saving lives shocked Western opinion, but it earned him a reward of 7, serfs and the promotion to field marshal he had long coveted.

Alexander Suvorov was born into a noble family originating from Novgorod at the Moscow mansion of his maternal grandfather Fedosey Manukov. InSuvorov was dispatched to suppress the rebellion of Pugachevwho claimed to be suvorlv assassinated Tsar Peter IIIbut arrived at the scene only in time to conduct the first interrogation of the rebel leader, who had been betrayed by his fellow Cossacks and was eventually beheaded o Moscow. The Reader’s Companion to Military History.


Suvorov remained a close confidant of Alexandet, however he had a negative relationship with her son and heir apparent Paul. September 11 attacks, series of airline hijackings and suicide attacks committed in by 19 militants…. When Catherine died of a stroke inPaul I was crowned Emperor and brought back in these outdated uniforms.

She was not the only one. Nationalism, Violence, and the End suvvorov Eastern Europe. Posted by Lina Zeldovich at aoexander The Warfighting Society rated it really liked it Sep 21, According to a family legend his paternal ancestor named Suvor [7] had emigrated from Sweden with his family in and enlisted at the Russian service to serve Tsar Mikhail Feodorovich his descendants became Suvorovs.

Poet Alexander Shishkov devoted an epitaph to Suvorov, while Gavrila Derzhavin mentioned him in “Snigir” Bullfinch and other poems, calling Suvorov “an Alexander by military prowess, a stoic by valor”.

Lord Whitworththe British ambassador, and the poet Gavrila Derzhavin were the only persons of distinction present at the funeral. The art of alexahder Suvorov led the strategic withdrawal of Russian troops while fighting off the four times as large French forces and returned to Russia with minimal casualties, for which he became the fourth Generalissimo of Russia. Anne Beckers added it Oct 25, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Aleksandr Vasilyevich Suvorov, Count Rimniksky | Russian military officer |

His political views were centered around enlightened monarchy. Mosolov, who escorted them in Ivelin Zlatanov rated it it was amazing Oct 19, His father, Wuvorov Suvorov, was a general-in-chief and a senator in the Governing Senateand was credited with translating Vauban ‘s works into Russian.


Petersburg with a plain tombstone inscribed, “Suvorov Lies Here.

His correspondence with his wife, who had remained at Moscow for his marriage relations had not been happy, was also tampered with.

Vasiliy talked a neighbor, Abram Gannibal, into speaking suvoeov the boy. He never wore warm clothing during cold winters and always slept on a simple bed of straw. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The future adventures of Dr.

The Art of Victory: The Life and Achievements of Field-Marshal Suvorov, 1729-1800

In the war with the Poles, after capturing Warsaw, he sent her the short message: As a tactician, he broke every rule and abandoned classical strategy in favor of loose organization on the field csience allowed for fluid adaptation to events. He had been given so many medals I doubt he could wear them all at once without falling over.

Page 16 of text – Suvorov’s tactics was the very opposite of contemporary European systems. Hubert Order of St. On sjvorov days he worked among them in a smock-frock.

Alexander Suvorov

Posted by Jeanette Bennett at 8: And that is what made him one of the greatest military minds aledander ever lived! Military historians often debate between Suvorov and Napoleon as to who was the superior commander. Lords of the Horizonsp.