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Re: Terentii Chemodurov and Alexei Trupp
« Reply #45 on: November 14, 2015, 05:37:40 PM »
I am sorry I was not able to understand the link as it was all in Russian. I wonder if you can find it English and repost regarding
the link regarding Alexey Yegorovich Trupp. If possible.

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Re: Terentii Chemodurov and Alexei Trupp
« Reply #46 on: November 14, 2015, 09:25:09 PM »
You would think there would be many photographs of Alexei Trupp ,especially since he was later canonized along with the Imperial Romanov family by the Russian Orthodo church.
I have only been able to see 3 photo's.If anyone has additional photographs of him and also WITH the Romanov family it might have be of interest regarding the topic.

I did notice regarding his commemorative medals,that some of them matched those worn by Grand Nikolay Nikolayevich Romanov who was the Supreme commander of the Russian Army
as I was reading so I hope that is correct. the one that looks like a jagged star matches the one Alexei Trupp is seen in one of his photo's.Does anyone on the forum understand what the
different medals represent? This may create some new insight regarding the Romanov footman.

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Re: Terentii Chemodurov and Alexei Trupp
« Reply #47 on: November 14, 2015, 11:54:05 PM »
I am sorry I was not able to understand the link as it was all in Russian. I wonder if you can find it English and repost regarding
the link regarding Alexey Yegorovich Trupp. If possible.

What? There is no English version, either learn Russian or use Google Translate!
Besides, I summed up the most important facts from the article in my post.
Березы севера мне милы,
Их грустный, опущённый вид,
Как речь безмолвная могилы,
Горячку сердца холодит.

(Афанасий Фет: Ивы и березы, 1843 / 1856)

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Re: Terentii Chemodurov and Alexei Trupp
« Reply #48 on: November 16, 2015, 07:58:03 AM »
Alexei Trupp was made an hereditary honorary citizen in April 1913 to commemorate his 30 years of palace service.
He was awarded the following Russian and foreign medals:

- Golden medal "For diligent service", for wearing on neck on the St. Stanislav ribbon;
- Silver medal "For diligent service", for wearing on breast on the St. Stanislav ribbon;
- Silver medal "In the memory of Alexander III";
- Silver medal "In the commemoration of Nicholas II's coronation";
- Bronze medal "In the commemoration of Alexander III's coronation";
- Bronze medal "In the commemoration of the Romanov dynasty's 300th anniversary";
- Two French medals (golden and silver);
- Danish silver medal;
- Hesse silver cross of the Philip the Magnanimous Order of Merit.

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Re: Terentii Chemodurov and Alexei Trupp
« Reply #49 on: November 17, 2015, 02:38:35 PM »
Thank-you for posting a list of his medals.Why did he receive the silver and gold  French medals? Was he at one time in service of French Military? Just curious.
Are there photographs of Alexei Trupp at Tsar Nicholas II Coronation?

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Re: Terentii Chemodurov and Alexei Trupp
« Reply #50 on: November 17, 2015, 03:36:22 PM »
Palace servants, especially those close to the imperial family, often received foreign awards when they accompanied their masters on visits abroad. Apparently Trupp was part of the imperial retinue on state and family visits to France, Denmark and Germany (Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt) - each of which was visited several times, particularly the last two because of the family relations.

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Re: Terentii Chemodurov and Alexei Trupp
« Reply #51 on: November 17, 2015, 06:22:23 PM »
Impressive, Mike!
Interesting that he didn't receive a proper chivalric order, like the St. Stanislaus 3rd class, like almost all minor clerks in the Table of Ranks, despite serving in a position of great trust and responsability close to the Emperor. Says a good deal about what background, class and educational differences counted for in the Russian Empire.
Березы севера мне милы,
Их грустный, опущённый вид,
Как речь безмолвная могилы,
Горячку сердца холодит.

(Афанасий Фет: Ивы и березы, 1843 / 1856)