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Petr Aleksandrovich Polovtsev

Major-general

Petr Polovtsev, USSR Major-general.

Background

Polovtsev, Petr was born in 1874.

Career

In 1905, deputy military attache in London. Major-general, May 1917. Replaced Kornilov as commander of the Petrograd military district, 1917.

Conducted the search for Lenin and Zinov’ev after the communist rebellion in July 1917. Later worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Provisional Government. Emigrated after the Bolshevik take-over.

Settled in Monaco.