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Purpose: to analyze the role of Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich during World War I. Methods: empirical and ideographic studies. Results: A study of Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich’s life and activities during World War I was carried out; his personal features were identified and his reputation among the “riders” of the Caucasus Native Cavalry Division were assessed, as well as his contribution to the organization of this division - one of the most battle-worthy units in the Russian army. The period of the Grand Duke’s service in the 2-nd Cavalry Corps of the 7th Army at the Southwestern front was also thoroughly analyzed. Scientific novelty: This is the first study of Grand Duke Mikhail Alexandrovich’s service in the 2-nd Cavalry Corps during World War I on the basis of his personal diaries. Practical importance: the results of the study can be used in academic and educational activities related to studying the history of the Romanov dynasty and the Russian Empire.

World War I, Commander, the Caucasus Native Cavalry Division, Second Cavalry Corps
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