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 Fyodor Ushakov

Born:   February 24, 1744
Deceased:   October 14, 1817

Russian naval commander, admiral


Fyodor Fyodorovich Ushakov was one of the founders of the Black Sea navy and its commander from 1790. He developed and applied maneuverable tactics, having won a number of great victories over Turkish navy in Kerch sea battle, at Tendra (1790) and at Kaliakria Cape (1791). He successfully carried out the Mediterranean campaign of the Russian fleet during the war with France in 17981800. He proved to be a good politician and a diplomat in the course of establishment of the Greek Republic of Seven Islands under protectorate of Russia and Turkey.

Fyodor Ushakov died in 1817 and was buried at the Nativity Sanaksarsky Monastery located 3 km away from the town of Temnikov (Mordovia Republic).

A bay in the southeast part of Barentsev Sea and a cape at the northern coast of Okhotsk Sea has been named after F.F.Ushakov. Some Russian fighting ships were also named in his honour. In August, 2001 the Russian Orthodox Church canonized Fyodor Ushakov. Five years afterwards a new cathedral constructed in honor of the saint Fyodor Ushakov in Saransk was consecrated.

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