Dmitry Lobanov-Rostovsky

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Dimitri Ivanovich Lobanov-Rostovsky
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Born20 September 1758
Died25 July 1838
Saint Petersburg
AllegianceImperial Russia
Years of service1779-1827 (with breaks)
RankGeneral of Infantry

Prince Dmitry Ivanovich Lobanov-Rostovsky (Russian: Дми́трий Ива́нович Лоба́нов-Росто́вский; 20 September 1758 – 25/26 July 1838) was a Russian general and administrator.[1][2] He stemmed from the Lobanov-Rostovsky princely family.

After Russia's defeat at Friedland on 14 June 1807, Russia asked for an armistice, which Lobanov-Rostovsky signed on Russia's behalf on 30 June 1807 (with marshal Louis-Alexandre Berthier signing for France).[citation needed] With prince Alexander Kurakin he participated in the following negotiations and was one of the plenipotentiaries who signed of the Treaty of Tilsit on 7 July 1807, on behalf of the Tzar.[3][4]

From 12 January 1808 to 12 February 1809 Rostovsky was governor of Saint Petersburg )[5] From 1810 Since December 1810 Rostovsky was the Livonian, Estland and Kurland governor-general and the Riga military governor, taking over from Friedrich von Buxhoeveden, until 1812, when he himself was replaced Philip Paulucci at the beginning of the 1812 war. Under Rostovsky governorship Riga garrison was strengthened and the Daugavgrīvas fortress was rebuilt. He was minister of justice from 25 August 1817 to 18 October 1827.[citation needed]


  1. ^ His name is also translated as Dimitry Lobanoff van Rostoff and Dimitri Lobanoff de Rostoff
  2. ^ Lobanov-Rostovsky D.I. (1758-1838), statesman, The Encyclopaedia of St. Petersburg, cites Длуголенский Я. Н. Военно-гражданская и полицейская власть Санкт-Петербурга, 1703-1917. СПб., 2001. С. 97-99.
  3. ^ The Annual Register 720-724
  4. ^ His titles in the Treaty of Tilsit were given as "lieutenant-general of the armies of his majesty the emperor of all the Russias ; knight of the first class of the order of St. Anne, of the military order of St. Joris, and of the third class of the order of Wolodimir." (The Annual Register p. 720)
  5. ^ List of rulers


  • Edition 1809, The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1807, James Dodsley.

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