Сегодня родился Раевский Николай Николаевич
On September 25, 1771 Rajevski Nikolay Nikolaevich was born. This is a Russian commander, a hero of Patriotic war 1812. In thirty years of faultless service he participated in many largest battles of an era. After battles near Saltanovkaya he became one of the most popular generals of the Russian army. Fight for Rajevski's troop was one of main episodes of the Borodino battle. After war Rajevski lived in Kiev and with his family traveled annually to Crimea or to Caucasus. The poet Pushkin was on friendly terms with Rajevski and was fascinated by one of daughters of Rajevski who he dedicated many poems.