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Durova (Дурова) Nadezhda Andreyevna
Nadezhda Andreyevna Durova also known as Alexander Durov, Alexander Sokolov and Alexander Andreevich Alexandrov was a woman who became a decorated soldier in the Russian cavalry during the Napoleonic wars. She was the first known female officer in the Russian military. Her memoir is a significant document of its era because few junior officers of... More...
USSR, 1983, Monument to Nadezhda Durova in Elabuga