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Kalbali khan Nakhchivanski


Kalbali khan Nakhchivanski (1824-1883) - Major-General

Kalbali khan Nakhchivanski was given to Petersburg  aristocratic school at the age of 14 but had to return to Nakhchevan suddenly for illness. After treatment in 1849 he voluntarily participated in Dagestan march, and was awarded the rank of an officer for the bravery shown in the battles. He fought with courage in the Crimean War (1853-1856), was appointed as commander of lifeguards to Gusar regiment in 1855. Being appointed as commander of Iravan cavalry brigade, consisting of Azerbaijanis at the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-78 Nakhchivanski showed great courage in military operations. 

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