Alexey Kaledin

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Aleksei Maksimovich Kaledin (Russian: Алексе́й Макси́мович Каледи́н; 24 October 1861 – 11 February 1918) was a Don Cossack Cavalry General who led the Don Cossack White movement in the opening stages of the Russian Civil War.

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Aleksei Kaledin
General Aleksei Kaledin
Born(1861-10-24)24 October 1861
Ust' Khoperskaya, Saratov Governorate, Russian Empire
Died11 February 1918(1918-02-11) (aged 56)
Novocherkassk, Russian SFSR
AllegianceFlag_of_Russia.svg Russian Empire
Flag_of_Don_Cossacks.svg Don Republic (White Movement)
Service/branchRussian Empire Imperial Russian Army
Don Republic Don Army (White Movement)
Years of service1889–1918
RankGeneral of the cavalry
Commands held12th Cavalry Division and 8th Army (WW1)
Don Army
Battles/warsRusso-Japanese War
Russian Civil War