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Zbievski Timofei IvanovichMajor-General, commandant of the Bendery fortress, hero of the Patriotic war of 1812.  He was born in 1767, he died on February 18, 1828 in Bendery. From the family of a poor Polish nobleman. Began  to serve as a private on 1 April 1783 in the 2nd battalion of the Ekaterinoslav Jaeger corps. He fought with the Turks in 1788 on a rowing flotilla in the Dnieper estuary at the siege of Ochakov. In 1789 he participated in the capture of the Bendery fortress, Kaushany and Ackerman. He was the first, who burst on the rampart on Ismail, for which  he was awarded on 11 Nov 1790 the rank of Lieutenant. By the beginning of the Napoleonic wars he was the command...

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