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Name  Alexander Drenteln

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Died  July 27, 1888, Kiev, Ukraine

Alexander Romanovich Drenteln (Александр Романович Дрентельн) (1820-1888) was a Russian general.

He held the rank of General of the Infantry, and held the positions of:

  • Adjutant General of the H. I. M. Retinue,
  • Chief of Gendarmes,
  • and the last Executive Head of the Third Section of His Imperial Majesty's Chancellery (1878-1880).
  • On March 25, 1879, he was the target of a failed assassination attempt by Russian nihilists.


  • Order of Saint Stanislaus (House of Romanov), 1st class, 1863
  • Order of Saint Anna, 1st class, 1868
  • References

    Alexander Drenteln Wikipedia

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