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Karl Brulloff. Portrait of V. A. Kornilov on Board the Brig Themistocles. 1835. Watercolor on paper. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]

Karl Brulloff. Portrait of V. A. Kornilov on Board the Brig Themistocles.

Kornilov, Vladimir Alexeevich (1806-1854), naval officer, promoted to the rank of vice-admiral in 1852. He participated in the Russo-Turkish war of 1828-29. In 1849, he was appointed chief of staff, and in 1851, he became chief commander of the Black Sea Navy. During the Crimean War (1853-1856), he was one of the officers in charge of Sevastopolís defense, where he was killed in action (1854).

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