How peculiar that they’re doing this now, all of a sudden
Statue of General-Adjutant of Russian Empire Huseyn Khan Nakhchivanski to be erected in St. Petersburg
Baku, February 11, AzerTAc
A statue of the Russian Empire General-Adjutant of Azerbaijani origin Huseyn Khan Nakhchivanski will be erected in St. Petersburg.
According to fontanka.ru, the statue will be located on the intersection of Malaya Posadnaya and Michurinskaya streets.
The bronze statue will be 2.5 metres in height. It will be made by sculptor Boris Petrov and architect Gennadiy Peychev.
In the Russo-Japanese War, Huseyn Khan Nakhchivanski was the commander of the 2nd Dagestani cavalry regiment, and held the command of the 2nd Cavalry Corps in the World War I. The only Muslim General-Adjutant of the Russian Empire, he received 15 Russian and 9 foreign state awards, including Order of St. George of 4th degree and Order of St. George of 3rd degree.
He was supposedly executed by the Bolsheviks in January 1919.