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Grenadiers Life Guards Regiment

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GRENADIERS LIFE GUARDS REGIMENT, Guards Infantry Regiment, formed in 1756, from 1775 – Life Grenadier Regiment, in 1813 designated Grenadiers Life Guards Regiment and assigned to the New Guards, in 1831 -assigned to the Old Guards. Participated in the Seven Year War of 1756-63, Russo-Turkish wars of 1768-74, 1828-29, 1877-78, Russo-Swedish wars of 1788-90 and 1808-09, Napoleonic Wars of 1805, 1806-07, 1812-14, WW I 1914-18. From 1790 stationed in St. Petersburg in Yamskaya Sloboda Settlement, from 1800 - on the Fontanka River Embankment by the Semenovsky Bridge, from 1811 - in the so-called Petrovsky (Peter's) (Grenadier) barracks (44 Petrogradskaya Embankment, 2 Karpovka River Embankment). Disbanded in early 1918. Designations of the Grenadier Bridge and Grenadersky Street originate from the name of the regiment.

Reference: Судравский В. К. История Лейб-гвардии гренадерского полка, 1756-1906. СПб., 1906.

G. V. Kalashnikov.

Fontanka River Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city
Karpovka River Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 2
Petrogradskaya Embankment/Saint Petersburg, city, house 44

Судравский В. К. История Лейб-гвардии гренадерского полка, 1756-1906. СПб., 1906

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