Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov was born on October 5, 1737, in Lyutkino in Tver Oblast which was situated in the Russian empire. He served in the Imperial Russian army and Imperial Russian navy and he served in the rank as a general in chief admiral. He has participated in many wars such as the battle of Zorndorf which is also called as seven years war, the battle of Chesma which is known as the Russo Turkish war, and also he has participated in the Napoleonic wars. He was awarded for his good service a couple of times and they are as follows, order of St. Andrew and order of St. George.
About the services of Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov
Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov was rewarded after the accession of Catherine, his wife, and Alexei Orlov was given the count title and also he was promoted as a major general in the rank wise. Aleksey and his brother have rewarded 800 serfs and 50000 rubles for their service and he was one of the free economic society founders and e was elected as a chairman of this society. Despite his formal education lacking, and foreign language ignorance, he has maintained his interest in science, corresponding with jean Rousseau and patronizing Mikhail Lomonosov. He was also rewarded with very large estates and he was very much interested in popularizing the chicken bread which is also known as the Orloff, developing the Orlov Trotter, and also he has a high interest in horse riding.
Wars and battles of Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov
Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov has participated in the operations of the military from 1768 to 1773 during the war of Russo-Turkish by commanding the Imperial Russian navy and organizing the Archipelago expedition. He has involved in the Battle of Chesma where he fought and won the battle against an Ottoman fleet.