Alexander Ypsilantis

Greek general

Alexander Ypsilantis (1792–1828) was a main participant in the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire in 1821. He was also a senior officer of the Imperial Russian cavalry during the Napoleonic Wars.

Alexander Ypsilantis (1792–1828)
Native nameGreek: Αλέξανδρος Υψηλάντης
Romanian: Alexandru Ipsilanti
Russian: Александр Константинович Ипсиланти
Born12 December 1792
Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Died31 January 1828 (1828-02-01) (aged 35)
Vienna, Austrian Empire
Years of service1805–1821
RankMajor general
Battles/warsNapoleonic Wars

Greek War of Independence



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  • (in Russian) князь Александр Константинович Ипсиланти