The New International Encyclopædia/Milyutin, Dmitri, Count

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MILYUTIN, mĭl-yo͞o′tĭn, Dmitri, Count (1816—). A Russian general and military reformer. He was born in Moscow; entered the army in his youth, and was appointed chief of staff in the Caucasus in 1856. In 1862, after submitting his programme for a reform of the Russian army, he was made Minister of War, remaining in office for a score of years. In 1898 he was made field-marshal. Milyutin wrote on the campaign of 1839 in Northern Daghestan (1856), and on Suvaroff's campaign of 1799 against France (1856).