Simon Romanovitch Woronzow, 3rd Count Woronzow, "Semen Romanovich Vorontsov", born 1744, of one of the great aristocratic families of Russia, died 1832, age 88 years, buried in the Pembroke family vault in Marylebone, London, the street where he resided in St. John's Wood, London is now called Woronzow.

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Simon Romanovitch Woronzow, 3rd Count Woronzow, "Semen Romanovich Vorontsov", born 1744, of one of the great aristocratic families of Russia, died 1832, age 88 years, buried in the Pembroke family vault in Marylebone, London, the street where he resided in St. John's Wood, London is now called Woronzow.

Schabkunstblatt, um 1840

Graf Michael Woronzow, 4th Count Woronzow ("Mikhail Semenovich Vorontsov"), born 19th May 1782, St. Petersburg, fought for Russians in Napoleon's retreat from Moscow 1812 to 1813, recovered Napoleon's despatch case as a trophy (now Wilton House), Russia was an ally of Britain against France at this time, he was appointed commander of the Russian forces in Wellington's allied army 1815, governor-general of Novorossia>

Count Semyon Romanovich Vorontsov (or Woronzow, Russian: Семён Романович Воронцо́в; 26 June 1744 – 9 July 1832) was a Russian diplomat from the aristocratic Russian Vorontsov family, whose siblings included Alexander Vorontsov, Elizaveta Vorontsova and Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova.

He resided in Britain for the last 47 years of his life, from 1785 until his death in 1832, during which time he was the Russian ambassador to the Kingdom of Great Britain from 1785 to 1800 and to the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1806.


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