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Portrait of Count F. G. Orlov.
1785. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Orlov, Feodor Grigoryevich
(1741-1796) - Count, forth of five brothers Orlovs, younger brother of Grigory Grigoryevich Orlov, favorite of Catherine II
. He began his military service as a soldier in the Semenov guard regiment; participated in the Seven Years War (1756-1763) and the Russo-Turkish War of 1768-1774. He retired in 1775, in the rank of General-in-Chief