About a qualified military officer Aleksey Grigoryevich

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Everyone likes to know about the heroes in the history and makes positive changes in their regular efforts to achieve the goals one after another. Aleksey Grigoryevich, Count Orlov was born on October 5, 1737, Lyutkino, Tver province located in Russia and dies on January 5, 1808 in Moscow.  He was a qualified military officer and played a leading role in the coup d’etat that placed the Great Catherine II. Alexei Orlov was later recalled to St. Petersburg. Emperor Paul I is Catherine’s successor and forced him to carry the Peter III crown in the procession transferring the late body of emperor to a place of honour in the St. Peter and St. Paul cathedral.

Alexei Orlov

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Orlov resigned from the army after this incident and retired to his estate located at Lyutkino. He devoted himself to horse breeding. He was later recalled to St. Petersburg. On the other hand, by Emperor Paul I ruled 1796 to 1801, successor of Catherine and forced him to carry the crown of Peter III in a procession transferring the late body of emperor to a place of honour in the Cathedral of St. Paul and St. Peter.  Orlov became an officer in the Russian guards and a close adviser to Grigory Grigoryevich Orlov about 1760 became the lover of Catherine and also wife of Emperor Peter III.

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The beautiful Yelizaveta Alekseyevna Tarakanova in 1775 was being put forward by famous Polish émigrés located in Italy as the Catherine, daughter of Russian empress Elizabeth, regarding her as a potential pretender to the throne. She sent Orlov to bring her to St. Petersburg. Alexei Orlov seduced Tarakanova and lured her onto his ship located at Livorno in Italy and after she was got imprisoned at the Shlisselburg Fortress.