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Philippe Paulucci

Philippe Paulucci

Philippe Paulucci (1779 – 1849), marquis, born in Italy. From 1807 served in Russian army. Was appointed Military Governor of Riga in October 1812. Led battles against Napoleon’s armies approaching Riga. Was Governor-General of the Baltic provinces of Russia from 1818 to 1829. Retired in 1829 and returned to Italy, where he took up a post of Governor in the province of Genoa and of Minister for the Sardinian king.