Miloradovich was a career soldier who commanded Russia's rearguard
during the mass evacuation of Moscow.
earlier campaigns had been against the Turks and Poles and he fought
with General Suvarov against
France in Italy and Switzerland.
to general in 1810, Miloradovich fought at Borodino
and beat Marshal Murat at Tarutino.
regarded for his calmness and bravery, Miloradovich was killed in
an 1825 mutiny when he tried to negotiate with the disaffected troops.