Сегодня родился Тучков Сергей Алексеевич
On October 12, 1767 Tuchkov Sergey Alekseevich was born. This is a lieutenant general, senator, a poet, a treasurer and an author of a prototype of the first Russian military encyclopedia - "The military dictionary". He is considered as a founder of the city of Izmail. The city was built in 1810 under leadership of Tuchkov and was called Tuchkov, in honor of its founder. That name existed till 1856. In 1836 Tuchkov retired due to illness, and in 1839 died in Moscow.