List of heads of the military of Imperial Russia

College of War

The Russian College of War (or War Collegium) was created in the course of Government reform of Peter I 11 December 1717.

Presidents

Vice-Presidents

Ministry of Land Forces

Collegiums were replaced by Ministries as part of the Government reform of Alexander I.

Ministry of War

On 17 December 1815 the Ministry of Land Forces was renamed to the Ministry of War.

Ministry of Sea Forces

Ministry of the Navy

On 17 December 1815 the Ministry of Sea Forces was renamed, becoming the Ministry of the Navy.

  • Ivan de Traverse 17 December 1815 – 24 March 1828
  • Anton Moller 24 March 1828 – 5 February 1836
  • Prince Aleksandr Menshikov 5 February 1836 – 23 February 1855
  • Baron Ferdinand von Wrangel 18 May 1855 – 27 July 1857
  • Nikolay Metlin 27 July 1857 – 18 September 1860
  • Nikolay Karlovich Krabbe 19 September 1860 – 3 January 1876
  • Stepan Lesovskiy 12 January 1876 – 23 June 1880
  • Aleksey Peschurov 23 June 1880 – 11 January 1882
  • Ivan Shestakov 11 January 1882 – 21 November 1888
  • Nikolay Chikhachyov 28 November 1888 – 13 July 1896
  • Pyotr Tyrtov 13 July 1896 – 4 March 1903
  • Fyodor Avelan 10 March 1903 – 29 June 1905
  • Aleksei Birilev 29 June 1905 – 11 January 1907
  • Ivan Dikov 11 January 1907 – 8 January 1909
  • Stepan Voevodskiy 8 January 1909 – 18 March 1911
  • Ivan Grigorovich 19 March 1911 – 28 February 1917
  • Alexander Guchkov 1 March 1917 – 30 April 1917

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