Monuments to Suvorov in Kobrin

In Kobrin three monuments to Suvorov — one to the utmost and two busts. The first bust of Suvorov was established in 1949 before an entrance to the Kobrin military and historical museum of A. V. Suvorov which exposition devoted to Suvorov is in the house where there lived the commander. A bust from bronze, the sculptor P. Kyuferle. The second bust is located at the end of the avenue in park of Suvorov. It is established in 1950 on that place where originally there was Suvorov's house. The sculptor is A. I. Rukavishnikov.

The monument to A. V. Suvorov is to the utmost established in 1964 on a fork of streets Soviet and Pushkina. Sculptor V. S. Chebotaryov. The monument costs on a high tetrahedral pedestal, Suvorov costs facing the West, one hand leaning on a sword, specifying another forward. On a pedestal the plate with an inscription: "A. V. Suvorov. 1730 — 1800".

Suvorov Alexander Vasilyevich is the outstanding commander, the generalissimo (1799), the count Rymniksky (1789), the prince Italiysky (1799). Participated in the first Russian-Turkish war and in suppression of revolt of Pugachev. During the second Russian-Turkish war, already in the general's rank, he wins brilliant victories at Kinburna in 1787 and near Ochakovo in 1788 where he crushes the Turkish army. During the Bessarabia campaign it takes by storm the strongest Turkish fortress Izmail. In 1794 it is sent to suppression of the Polish revolt. Having won against Kosciusko at Matsiyevitsakh and having exterminated the population of Prague, it accepts capitulation of Warsaw on October 24 (on November 3). Being the favourite commander of Catherine II, he falls into disgrace after accession to the throne of Paul I, but in 1799 it is called on service again and send to Italy where he wins a number of victories, less than in five months having expelled French from Northern Italy. Breaking through the Alps to the aid of Rimsky-Korsakov who is hardly constraining Massena's impact near Zurich it arrives too late and is forced to recede. Soon he together with the Russian army is recalled to Russia where he dies on May 18, 1800.

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Suvorov's bust in park of Suvorov

Suvorov's bust in park of Suvorov

Monument to Suvorov on a fork of streets Soviet and Pushkina

Monument to Suvorov on a fork of streets Soviet and Pushkina

Suvorov's bust before Suvorov's house museum

Suvorov's bust before Suvorov's house museum

Suvorov's bust before Suvorov's house museum

Suvorov's bust before Suvorov's house museum

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