Platoff, Matvei Ivanovich, Count (17571818)

Platoff, Matvei Ivanovich, Count, hetman of Cossacks, and Russian commander in the Napoleonic wars; took part in the campaigns of 1805-7, and scourged the French during their retreat from Moscow in 1812, and again after their defeat at Leipzig 1813; he commanded at the victory of Altenburg 1813, and for his services obtained the title of count (17571818).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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