Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov is a Russian, born on 5th October in the year 1737 and he was a statesman and Russian soldier and he rose to prominence in the time of reigning of Catherine the Great. Aleksey Grigoryevich has served in the army of imperial Russian and because of the connection with his brother, he has become a key conspirator in the plot for overthrowing Tsar Peter III. This plot was carried out very successfully in the year 1762 and Peter was imprisoned under the protection of Alexei Orlov.
After Catherine’s accession, Aleksey Grigoryevich was rewarded by her, and then he has become the most powerful at court. After that Aleksey Grigoryevich was promoted and from the year 1764 to 1974 he has taken part in the war of Russo-Turkish by commanding a naval expedition in 1770 to the Mediterranean and at the chesma battle this has destroyed the Ottoman fleet and he was given the honorific Chesmensky for this success. Soon afterward, this Russian victory was sparked off in the Greek territories because of the Orlov Revolt.
Involvement of Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov in the 1762 coup
Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov has worked along with his brother Grigorywhere Alexei Orlov, was involved in overthrowing Tsar Peter III in the palace coup and in the place of Catherine who is his wife on the Russian throne. Alexei has driven Catherine to St Petersburg and here the guards regiment their loyalty to her. At Ropsha, the Tsar was get arrested and also imprisoned under Alexei Orlov’s protection.
About the death of Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov
Aleksey Grigoryevich Count Orlov was died on 5th December in the year 1808 during the age of 70 in Russian Empire in Moscow. He has left the estate property which was worth five million roubles and serfs of 30000.